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Begich: Public money for public schools

...public dollars are for public schools, "period."Begich said there is already plenty of school choice in Alaska's public system, including home schools, charter schools and alternative programs. He also said there are "examples of excellence...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/begich-public-money-public-schools
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Montessori is worth investment

...dropping out? Montessori is an internationally recognized and proven education alternative. Offered in many American public systems, it produces exceptional academic success. Yet 10 years after the district Montessori program's inception it has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062904/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
The change in bus fares is appalling

...community. Further, for the same reason I willingly contribute to our Social Security system, I am committed to public systems from which those who need benefit now while those who will need (such as those of us who will age) benefit in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091404/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...they want. Of course the courts have taken that much further, interpreting it to mean that religion has no place in public systems. We disagree and hope the Supreme Court will allow student-led prayers. There's a catch to that, of course...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033000/Ope_edit.shtml
Common threads on fluoridation

...do we address the dental needs of children in our community, as well as honor personal choice for pure water in our public system? Sound off on the important issues at As reported in a recent Empire article, George Brown favors fluoridation because...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/let_20070930016.shtml
Opinion
Bring back fluoride in city water taps

...less likely to have access to fluoride without visiting a dentist. The state ranked 37th in percentage of people on public systems receiving fluoride: 55.2. Juneau's sudden defection likely pushes that unfortunately low number even lower...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031704/opi_fluoride.shtml
Opinion
Alaska's pension woes grow

...systems in Alaska, at a meeting in Anchorage last week. The Public Employee Retirement, Teacher Retirement, and other public system cover tens of thousands of active and retired employees of state and local governments in Alaska. The actuarial analysis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-30/alaskas-pension-woes-grow
State
Obama health plan will benefit every working American

...employees with insurance that is at least as good as the federal system. Individuals without insurance could buy into the public system, and the federal government would subsidize these payments so that they would be affordable for low-income households...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022709/opi_399240404.shtml
Allow prayer at public school games

...they want. Of course the courts have taken that much further, interpreting it to mean that religion has no place in public systems. We disagree and hope the Supreme Court will allow student-led prayers. There's a catch to that, of course...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033000/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
JEDC mulls independence

...asked by the new government to help assess how they can change the state-controlled radio-TV system into a true public system. Both those activities and others mean there'll be plenty to do for some time to come.'' Perkins said the non-profit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032800/Biz_jedcmain.html
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