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U.S. approves state's No Child Left Behind plan

...proficient in math. A school must meet those requirements not only schoolwide, but in each one of nine subgroups, said Nick Stayrook, a consultant who helped write the state's plan. The subgroups include six ethnic groups, plus students with disabilities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061103/sta_legeduplan.shtml
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Study: 38% of Fairbanks students drop out

...the dropout rate. "We're trying to address the issue of student withdraws and keep more kids in school," said Nick Stayrook, chief information services officer for the district. A committee will review the data with principals and counselors...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100705/sta_20051007027.shtml
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State to retool school exams

...allows for little public input and that the state could end up with a bill that exceeds the cost of the current system. Nick Stayrook, director of program planning and evaluation for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, said the state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121603/sta_exams.shtml
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Students will test out new state exams

...We need to look at the net result of that with a jaundiced eye,'' School Board member David Reaume said. Nick Stayrook, director of planning and evaluation for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District and who is helping the state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_testing.html
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Analysts see patterns in exit exam results

...assessment. "If you say that reading is the right standard, then writing and math are too hard." Fairbanks educator Nick Stayrook, the state's main testing consultant, agrees. All three tests are being revised for next year's crop of sophomores...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061701/Loc_ExitExam.html
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State school board working to delay exit exam

...000 were so far from the passing score that it seems unlikely they'll make it, according to charts produced by Nick Stayrook of Fairbanks, a test consultant for the education department. Another 3,000 students were within a hundred points...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120800/Loc_Exam.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...assessment. "If you say that reading is the right standard, then writing and math are too hard." Fairbanks educator Nick Stayrook, the state's main testing consultant, agrees. All three tests are being revised for next year's crop of sophomores...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061701/Loc_ExitExam.shtml
Alaska's schools seek more money

...Because of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, schools are under pressure to increase student achievement, said Nick Stayrook, chief information services officer for the school district in Fairbanks. Murkowski has addressed only the minimal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020905/loc_20050209002.shtml
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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Many parents won't grade teachers 2/16/98

...getting, but we're feeling good about it.'' But in Fairbanks, administrators decided to be more aggressive. Nick Stayrook, director of program planning and evaluation, said officials thought direct mailing was the best way to approach...

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