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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Juneau school board takes up budget recommendations

...Holst said. Some on the committee thought the 2.0 GPA requirement was too exclusionary, he said.Board member Phyllis Carlson pointed out that AP classes also have GPA requirements for participation.Saddler said AVID is an important program...
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...
School district forecasts $3 million shortfall

...universities, yet there are patterns of students for whom we haven't been successful," he said.Board member Phyllis Carlson is chairing the budget committee, and Gelbrich and David Means, the district's director of administrative services...
Juneau School Board to reconsider travel ban

...project, adding that developing a suitable plan without such resources would be difficult.Another board member, Phyllis Carlson, said she had concerns with readdressing past issues after a decision had been made."Part of our ethics is when...


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