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In tougher tests, Juneau students beat state average

...of Alaska students did not "meet standards" according to a tough new grading scale, Alaska Education Commissioner Mike Hanley said the low marks show promise and were on par with his expectations."If they weren't (low) I would question...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-10/tougher-tests-juneau-students-beat-stat
Local
Statewide Math and Science Conference to be held in Sitka in October

...education. Around 300 teachers from across the state are expected to attend.Keynote speakers for the conference include Mike Hanley, Alaska Commissioner of Education; Dan Meyer, a well-known advocate for improved math education; and Dr. Rodger...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-16/statewide-math-and-science-conference-be-
Art
Juneau students on mark with state testing

...exam, assesses each students' personal growth and skill level. Results do not affect grades.Education Commissioner Mike Hanley said it's that extra data analysis of ability, such as reading for information compared to reading for literature...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-23/juneau-students-mark-state-testing
Local
Henry, Glover top the field in 24th annual cancer run

...0296. Emilyanne Lohrey, 21, F, 35:0397. Emily Ricci, 32, F, 35:1598. Michael Kohan, 31, F, 35:1599. Mike Hanley, 54, M, 35:15100. Karen Maher, 60, F, 36:42101. Macy Cook, 21, F, 36:57102. Claudia Cook, 52, F...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-23/henry-glover-top-field-24th-annual-can
Sports
Tough test finds most students miss marks

...spring. The results can't be compared to those from previous standardized tests, explained education commissioner Mike Hanley."We've likened the analogy to a minor league baseball player who's hitting .300, gets moved to the majors and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/tough-test-finds-most-students-miss-mar
State
Math, Science teachers to get a taste of Sitka

...they're doing," she said.Keynote speakers for this year's conference include Alaska Commissioner of Education Mike Hanley; Dan Meyer, an advocate for innovation in math instruction; and Rodger Bybee, who co-authored the Next Generation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-07/math-science-teachers-get-taste-sitka
State
STEM charter school seeks to break down barriers, open doors to disadvantaged

...the school will be open in fall 2016 with no objection by the state.Commissioner of Education and Early Development Mike Hanley said while other charter schools and programs in the state have come across his desk, never has one been as focused...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-13/stem-charter-school-seeks-breakdown-bar
Local
Commerce commissioner will live in Juneau

...commissioners committed to living in Juneau, the other being Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner Mike Hanley.A letter sent last week by the governor to Juneau lawmakers mentioned a third, but the governor's office has yet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-20/commerce-commissioner-will-live-juneau
State | AK legislature
Commerce commissioner to live in Juneau

...commissioners committed to living in Juneau. The other is Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner Mike Hanley."One down and a few more to go," Egan said.A letter sent last week by the governor to Juneau lawmakers mentioned...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/commerce-commissioner-live-juneau
Local
Walker replies to capital creep outcry

...off," Egan said. "I think we're making progress."Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner Mike Hanley, a holdover from Parnell's administration, is a year-round Juneau resident. The governor's office has not yet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/walker-replies-capital-creep-outcry
State | AK legislature

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