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Alaska hopes to lead in digitizing classrooms

...challenges that we have there, we can offer a highly qualified teacher to a student in a small community that only has one in their building, we can offer them a highly qualified teacher in calculus that they don't have the opportunity...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-31/alaska-hopes-lead-digitizing-classrooms
State
House panel amends, advances teacher tenure bill

...Boards, told the committee. "Normally the best qualified teachers are the ones put on the block for non-retention...to lay off teachers. He noted that the most "qualified" teachers aren't necessarily the best or most experienced...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-28/house-panel-amends-advances-teacher-ten
State
My Turn: How will Juneau attract new teachers?

...the district is unwilling to bargain with their teachers, how are they going to staff this new high school with qualified teachers? If the district's claim is that it can't afford to pay teachers, then where is the money to run a new facility...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051603/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Teachers, not buildings

...energy for the past two years on building a new edifice rather than investing in more classroom staff including qualified teachers. They have failed to grasp the basic notion that the more adults there are in the classroom, the more kids learn...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061604/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Rural schools look to online courses

...standards and be prepared for college. The courses also will help schools obey new federal requirements to use highly qualified teachers. Alaska Online, a consortium of nine school districts, has been offering a pilot program of 21 courses for high...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062503/loc_webschool.shtml
News
UAS grads go to head of class

...communities throughout Alaska, to have new, highly qualified teachers to be going out into the districts to help young...to the education system to have a fresh crop of qualified teachers ready to get into the classroom. "Hopefully we'll...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062506/loc_20060625015.shtml
News
My Turn: Declining teacher pay hurts student achievement

...more trouble meeting the under-funded federal mandate that requires all our children to have access to "highly qualified teachers." What is misleading about the stories that have appeared on the AFT salary survey is the lack of historical information...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072303/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: School funding should not be partisan

...curriculum that is aligned with state standards. Use qualified teachers who have time to teach and access to professional...with decent facilities. If we can provide fully qualified teachers who remain with a district more than a year or two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081701/opE_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Democrat priorities: revenue sharing, schools, fish, pipeline

...challenge is to convert our natural resource wealth into a talent pool of human capital. Lower class sizes and highly qualified teachers are proven methods that lead to higher test scores, lower dropout rates and greater prosperity for our next generation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081805/opi_20050818002.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Schools need boost in funding

...children, not the political winds of the day. Our children get only one chance at a quality education. Without qualified teachers, administrators and support professionals, early intervention, reasonable class size, and adequately funded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090704/opi_mt1.shtml
Opinion

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