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My Turn: Declining teacher pay hurts student achievement

...performance. Because those educators our children need and deserve will be working with children in other states. Rich Kronberg is president of NEA-Alaska, which represents more than 12,600 teachers and education support professionals throughout...
My Turn: School funding should not be partisan an Alaska issue. And it is past time for us to make this necessary investment in our future. Anchorage teacher Rich Kronberg is president of NEA-Alaska, which represents more than 11,000 teachers and other school employees throughout Alaska...
Alaska Digest

...over salaries and health insurance costs. Just how far apart, however, depends upon which side you are talking to. Rich Kronberg, president of the teachers' Anchorage Education Association, said Thursday after negotiations ended that the two...
Teachers far from contract agreement

...a proposal that now puts us $8 million apart," said Eric Tollefsen, district director of human resources. But Rich Kronberg, union president, had said that if teachers accepted a one-year contract, they would want more money. The union's...
Panel to look at teacher shortage

ANCHORAGE -- Rich Kronberg got a big raise 20 years ago when he moved from New York to Anchorage for a job as a special education teacher. If he moved back...
Bill aims to raise school drop-out age by two years

...proposal, similar to one that died in the Legislature last year, has many opponents. "What's the point?" asked Rich Kronberg, a longtime special education teacher at Mears Middle School in Anchorage. "Kids drop out for a variety of reasons...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...proposed rules would keep special education teachers tied to their jobs unless there's a replacement for them, said Rich Kronberg, president of National Education Association-Alaska, a teachers' union. "It's a Band-Aid," he said of...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...weekend and possibly today. Oglesby called off those talks late Saturday afternoon after neither side budged, said Rich Kronberg, president of the Anchorage Education Association. Before the weekend session started, both sides agreed to a cooling-off...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...your instructional staff. ... It's hard to treat people fairly if you're in an adversarial relationship." Rich Kronberg, president of the National Education Association of Alaska, said Rose has succeeded in building bridges with the...
School cuts spur parents to become lobbyists for funds

...severe cuts to school budgets across the state have galvanized parents to lobby the Legislature. Lawmakers have told Rich Kronberg, president of the teachers union NEA-Alaska, that they are hearing more from parents about school funding than...


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