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Education a sticking point as session ends

...attached to a budget bill.Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools, Alaska Federation of Natives and NEA-Alaska called for an increase in funding through the formula over what the House proposed, as a way to help districts stave...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-04-21/education-sticking-point-session-end
State | AK legislature
Tentative education deal overshadowed by Knik Arm Bridge

...year, $32 million in 2016 and about $20 million in 2017, according to the fiscal notes.Ron Fuhrer, president of NEA-Alaska, said his group was still analyzing the funding but is hopeful that it would reverse the cuts districts are facing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-25/tentative-education-deal-overshadowed-k
State | AK legislature
Parnell handles range of questions in online town hall

...one-time shot," he said.Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools, Alaska Federation of Natives and NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, have called for a bigger boost in the base student allocation than what the House included...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/parnell-handles-range-questions-online-
State | AK legislature
Report recommends Alaska insurance pooling option

...upon bargaining rights. Ron Fuhrer, the president of NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, also said mandating that...Public Education Health Trust, which was created by NEA-Alaska, provides insurance to school employees across Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-12/report-recommends-alaska-insurance-pool
State
Positive impact of public education contest for students

...for consideration by Dec. 23. NEA-Alaska will be awarding three Barnes...are dynamic places of learning. NEA-Alaska's statewide student contest is...inspires and motivates them," said NEA-Alaska President Ron Fuhrer. "As educators...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-24/positive-impact-public-education-co
Neighbors
My Turn: School vouchers more harmful than helpful

...the door for schools, such as Milwaukee's LifeSkills Academy, to move to Alaska and steal precious public resources and ultimately harm students. ? Ron Fuhrer is president of NEA-Alaska, which represents teachers unions statewide.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-26/my-turn-school-vouchers-more-harmful-
Opinion
Report recommends Alaska insurance pooling option

...upon bargaining rights. Ron Fuhrer, the president of NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, also said mandating that...Public Education Health Trust, which was created by NEA-Alaska, provides insurance to school employees across Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-12/report-recommends-alaska-insurance-pool
State
Democrats propose education funding increase

...said Fuhrer, whose union boasts nearly 13,000 teachers and educational staff among its membership. He explained the NEA-Alaska's stance, arguing, "The BSA increase is important because it provides school districts to be able to count on what...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-30/democrats-propose-education-funding-inc
State
Union aims to cut class size

...but an option for schools who want to participate and receive funding from the state, said Bill Bjork, president of NEA-Alaska. "It's a carrot rather than a stick," said Bjork. He did not say how much state funding would be offered. Educators...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062105/sta_20050621023.shtml
News
My Turn: Declining teacher pay hurts student achievement

...educators our children need and deserve will be working with children in other states. Rich Kronberg is president of NEA-Alaska, which represents more than 12,600 teachers and education support professionals throughout Alaska.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072303/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion

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