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District plans teacher cuts

...grades 3-5 would be 28, middle schools would be 28.67 and high schools would be at 27.9.School board member Phyllis Carlson said the top priority for middle school principals was to maintain class sizes at elementary schools."As a group...
JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...intervention services are crucial in decreasing the number of special needs identifications.School board member Phyllis Carlson said in many cases, Native children did not necessarily need special education, but they had difficulty with communication...
Empire editorial: Elect Phyllis Carlson, Andi Story, Bill Peters to Juneau School Board

...residents with children, she has too much at stake. PHYLLIS CARLSON Phyllis Carlson's deep community involvement and philanthropic...scores won't be solved in just three years, but Phyllis Carlson's continued involvement with the school board...
Emotions high over school curriculum

...we can do is have these dialogs, make sure the door is open and find these pathways in."School board president Phyllis Carlson told the group that non-Native educators may not know the same story and "don't have our antennae," so it is...
School Board audit clean

...and corrections made before it is presented again at the board's Nov. 10. New board officers were elected, with Phyllis Carlson taking over the "hot seat" of president, Andi Story as vice president, and Lisa Worl as clerk. Newly elected...
Superintendent hopefuls talk tactics

...are Rick Williams of Richardson, Texas; Angela Lunda of Hoonah; and Mark Miller of Hayward, Calif. Board member Phyllis Carlson said after the interviews that the board might narrow the pool further or just stick with all three as finalists...
Juneau School Board votes to cut 20 teachers to balance $90 million budget

...Sean O'Brien said."We've been leaving a lot of kids behind, and that's just not OK with me," board member Phyllis Carlson said. "We're not advocating just for our child ... we're advocating for our district and our community. When...
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...laser focus" on student success, she said."To say you inspire us is an understatement," she said.Board member Phyllis Carlson told him that every member of the board will miss him and his leadership."But your legacy is going to long live...
Board picks firm for superintendent search

...of transitions in superintendents going on around the state and they're very involved in those," board member Phyllis Carlson said.Board member Barbara Thurston agreed that although "they're the ones we've used in the past and the ones...
Board praises role of cultural educators

...formed and I don't want them to stop."Cultural education should be "not just for Native kids," Board member Phyllis Carlson said."All of our kids in our community have much to learn when we share our knowledge of this place," she said...


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