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Empire Editorial: The ban that went too far

...school district said they have reasons, good ones, which apparently surround the lack of funds, as noted at the recent school board meeting.We appreciate that the school board works hard to be fiscally responsible, and we recognize that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-18/empire-editorial-ban-went-too-far
Opinion
School Board taking shape after change in three seats

...experience. Ridgeway has recommended Julie Morris, a state office worker who had the third-highest vote count in the recent School Board election, be appointed. So far, Morris is the only person to formally express interest in the position by writing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101602/loc_schoolboard.shtml
News
Bye-bye books?

...award, and only one of 35 nationally to win the award twice in a row. Yaakoosge Principal Sarah Marino said at a recent school board meeting the laptop program has "totally changed the way that we teach and that students learn." "Students can...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032310/loc_595244531.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said difficult issues and tight budgets might be keeping the number of candidates down, but noted Juneau's most recent school board races had five candidates running for three seats. "It could be people were working so hard over the summer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082800/Loc_run.shtml
State arts council meets in Juneau

...these programs, they would cease to exist, which would be a tragic loss. While elementary arts have fared well in recent school board budget deliberations, at the high schools the visual arts programs are not guaranteed such a bright future. Fewer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-11/state-arts-council-meets-juneau
Opinion
High school courses shift amid changing enrollment, budget cuts

...over the cuts in arts both at JDHS and TMHS (more on their cuts later). Art teacher Heather Ridgway spoke at a recent school board meeting, citing concerns that at JDHS, art courses were given to an English teacher. She advocated strongly for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-03/high-school-courses-shift-amid-changing
Local
Why people won't run

...said difficult issues and tight budgets might be keeping the number of candidates down, but noted Juneau's most recent school board races had five candidates running for three seats. "It could be people were working so hard over the summer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082800/Loc_run.html
Local
School Board: Kerr worries about overcrowding, students' innocence

...Mendenhall Valley, but said he is cautious about what he sees as a steadily increasing cost. Kerr referred to a recent School Board meeting at which the architect in charge of the new school's design announced that the project would be $10 million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091902/loc_kerr.shtml
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