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Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom

...also had stern words for the student who started the confrontation by refusing to hand over her cellphone after her math teacher saw her texting in class - a violation of school policy.Both she and another student who verbally challenged the officer's...
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My Turn: Should public school funds be used for education?

...not put more money into classrooms but most assuredly will put more money into elections.? David Nees is a retired math teacher who taught for 28 years and is now a member of the Sustainable Education Task Force.
Math, Science teachers to get a taste of Sitka school district teacher Cyndi Duncan is also helping coordinate this year's event along with retired math teacher Bobbi Jordan and Mt. Edgecumbe science teachers Jack Davis and Matt Hunter.Committee members have spent the last...
My Turn: Honesty is the best policy

...raise our students' achievement.Be Honest, Parents, Teachers and Lawmakers deserve the truth.? David Nees is a member of the state's Sustainable Education Task Force and a 28-year math teacher, now retired. He lives in Anchorage.
My Turn: Make test standards neither too soft or too hard

...make the state's standards for test scores too soft or too hard. Make them just right.? David Nees is a retired math teacher with 28 years of experience with the Anchorage School District. He served on the Sustainable Eduction Task Force from...
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...generations of rural Alaska children have mostly ended up living in the Railbelt.? David Nees is a 28-year ASD math teacher who served on the Education Sustainability Task Force.
New math adds up for board

...A committee, which includes high school math teacher Lexie Razor and middle school math teacher Chris Heidemann, has been working to select...and online components, and working with math teachers and other faculty and staff to prepare for...
Juneau Community Foundation announces upcoming scholarship, grant deadlines

...apprenticeship training. Annual scholarships will be awarded and may be renewed for up to four years. Kirk, a former math teacher at Juneau Douglas High School, established this fund in honor of his parents, Simon and Anna Kirk, who strongly encouraged...
My Turn: Checks and balances of the Board of Education

...Education follow established rules.Make Jay proud.? David Nees is a retired 28-year Anchorage School District math teacher who recognizes when some political formulas don't add up.
Committee recommends new math texts meeting state standards share. "Students found that Big Ideas math was easy to follow and easy to read," Thunder Mountain High School Math Teacher Lai Hinckle said. "They liked the examples and the way it was laid out."Big Ideas follows Common Core standards...


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