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In Anchorage mayor's race, a money trail leads to Juneau

...March 28, received $1,100 from Juneau addresses. Most of that money came from a single donation by the National Education Association-Alaska, which has an office on Main Street.? Coffey, who raised $334,922.07 by March 28, received...
A collaborative approach to bargaining

...two parties pushing pieces of paper across the table until the figures eventually match up. In IBB, JEA, National Education Association staff members and JSD representatives make up a team of 12 people working with a facilitator to collectively...
Time to pull together on schools

...of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Michele Brown, president of United Way, and Hedy Eischeid of the National Education Association-Alaska, the teachers union pitched an ambitious education project on Tuesday.Rather than argue about...
Empire Editorial: Time for a new conversation about education

...beyond increases to student funding and more school choices for parents.A statewide survey funded by the National Education Association-Alaska asking teachers what factors they believe are inhibiting student learning was released Friday, and...
Parnell introduces sweeping education bill

...per-pupil funding would increase $85 the first year and $58 in the second and third for a total of $5,881.National Education Association-Alaska President Ron Fuhrer said that while the organization supports an increase in per-pupil spending...
State | AK legislature
Read Across America 2014

...for Dr. Seuss, the inspiration for the event, was provided by the Juneau and Haines Reading Council.The National Education Association's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in...
School District mulls union proposal

...bargain with the district until now," said Willie Anderson, the UniServ Director for the Alaska branch of the National Education Association. "So we made an offer we think will at least get us close to a settlement."The offer ask for a two-year...
Survey: Outside influences inhibit learning

...Andrew Halcro, the president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.Over 1,160 teachers responded to the National Education Association-Alaska funded survey that was posted online for three weeks. About 78 percent of the teachers were from...
State | Local
Mary Becker

...Southeast Conference; member of UAS Campus Council, Juneau Chamber of Commerce, the Alaska Committee, Rotary, National Education Association, PEO, Juneau AssemblyOther experience: Past state officer of Alaska Retired Educator Association; Past...
Teachers, District far apart in labor talks

...going to leave any members behind," said Willie Anderson, the UniServ Director for the Alaska branch of the National Education Association.Several items on the JEA's "wish list," such as more paid leave for union business, were bargaining...


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