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Putting its money where its mouth is

...positions at one elementary school.In addition to general funding, the Assembly has committed to funding $565,000 for high school activities, $135,000 for community schools program and $70,000 for pupil transportation.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-08/putting-its-money-where-its-mouth
Local
Assembly approves 'hybrid' pool board

...funding, broken down as $24,982,600 for general operations and $770,000 for student activities funding, pupil transportation and community schools.The Assembly may still alter its funding of the school district general fund depending on state...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/assembly-approves-hybrid-pool-board
Local
School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...spending.The board also voted on a few other budget-related items, including approval of the transfer of Pupil Transportation Funds to the general operating budget. Passed 5-2, $381,000 will be transferred to support FY16 operating...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/school-board-approves-budget-amid-uncer
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For school district budget, it's a game of wait and see

...appropriate $770,000 for pupil transportation, community schools and activities...from a transfer of remaining pupil transportation funds from FY15.? The Legislature will fund pupil transportation at a 1.5 percent increase over...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-12/school-district-budget-its-game-wait-an
Local
Facing a spectrum of choice, Alaska Legislature considers compromise on school funding

...063 billion in 2011 to $1.143 billion in 2013.When factoring state-funded education appropriations for pupil transportation, one-time items, major school maintenance payments and others, the 2011 figure increases to $1.664 billion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-08/facing-spectrum-choice-alaska-legislatu
State | AK legislature
Preliminary education task force report answers few questions

...to include. Cost estimates, evaluations and comparisons of everything from pension, health care, energy and pupil transportation costs to core academic requirements and the base student allocation were listed as items that should be in the task...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/preliminary-education-task-force-report
State
Task force co-chair says more info on the way

...that created the task force set specific goals for the final report to include data and analysis of energy and pupil transportation costs, core academic requirements and more. Such a comprehensive report about Alaska's education system hasn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-08/task-force-co-chair-says-more-info-way
State
Parnell proposes BSA increase in 'good faith'

...increasing funding for education. While he's approved one-time spending packages for costs related to energy, pupil transportation and school security, the base student allocation hasn't increased in four years.Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-22/parnell-proposes-bsa-increase-good-fait
State | AK legislature
JSD board hears leaner budget proposal

...The Administrative Team's proposal accepted the budget panel's advice and borrowed $100,000 from the Pupil Transportation Fund.Board President Sally Saddler questioned the rationale of "kicking the can down the road" with this method...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-11/jsd-board-hears-leaner-budget-proposal
Local
Special session looms on Legislature's last day

...public television and radio broadcasting grants; the Office of Public Advocacy; some community jails and prisons; pupil transportation grants; the Alaska State Council on the Arts; the Alaska Human Rights Commission; tobacco prevention and control...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051204/sta_lastday.shtml
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