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School budget response is overkill

Each year the district can carry over 10 percent of the budget if it wants to, according to Superintendent Peggy Cowen. That is about $4 million. They choose to carry forward between $500,000 and $2 million. This is sort of a rainy day account...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032404/let_budget.shtml
Opinion
Program is seen as being worth the cost

...out to pay for the Fast ForWord program, the Juneau School District will begin picking up the bill. Superintendent Peggy Cowen said there won't be a lab set up at every school, but the program has proven itself, locally and nationally, to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113003/loc_forwordside.shtml
News
'Saw Stop' thank you

...for a cost of $4,000. AML donated over $200 in shipping the saw to Juneau. Among the students from left are: Peggy Cowen, Juneau School District superintendent; Bernie Sorenson, JDHS principal; John Wood, SEABIA president-elect...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092807/nei_20070928033.shtml
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State Briefs

...16. Administrators will decide whether to fine students or parents on a case-by-case basis, said Superintendent Peggy Cowen. "It's unfortunate that this problem exists, but it does," said Assembly Member Marc Wheeler. "Kids and parents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051303/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Group pushes school bonds at Native forum

...urban school with Natives and minorities downtown?" asked ANB Camp 2 President Andy Ebona. School Superintendent Peggy Cowen said the district would make every effort to set up boundaries making the two schools' populations similar, with attention...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052203/loc_schoolbond.shtml
News
Juneau test averages rise

...percent of third graders passed reading, 48 percent passed writing and 66 percent passed math. Assistant Superintendent Peggy Cowen said studies show students who score low are more often from low-income families, and more likely to hear non-standard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080502/loc_tests.shtml
News
Young students Fast ForWord

...she said. "I did some reading on it and thought, let's give it a shot." Juneau School District Superintendent Peggy Cowen said she likes what she's seen enough for plans to bring the program back next fall, after Loseby's grant-funded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113003/loc_forword.shtml
News
Gervais: 2005 at JDHS was honest, tough and hopeful

...dynamic educator filling her shoes, her presence and impact have not gone unnoticed by this teacher. Superintendent Peggy Cowen led off this school year asking us to think about three questions, one of which was, "What does it look like when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123005/nei_20051230005.shtml
Neighbors
Neighbors mailbox

...supportive of education and our young people. The Science Fair Committee thanks Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell, Superintendent Peggy Cowen and JDHS Principal Bernie Sorenson. We thank Assembly members Andrea Doll, Sanford, Bush, Wanamaker, Botelho...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050907/nei_20070509017.shtml
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