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My Turn: Bright future ahead for Alaska's students

...apprenticeships in Ketchikan and agricultural science in Copper River, Alaska's schools create pathways to careers.Rural school districts are expanding residential programs offered to students from villages. Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka educates...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-08/my-turn-bright-future-ahead-alaskas-s
Opinion
House changes little as state education bill advances

...review. It passed unanimously.The committee also unanimously passed an amendment sponsored by Edgmon that allows rural school districts to offer teachers tenure after three years of service. The measure is seen as a way to help districts retain and attract...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/house-changes-little-state-education-bi
State | AK legislature
Parnell wants school choices expanded

...skills not only for its own students from Prince William Sound villages, but also leases out the facility to rural school districts for the same purpose.The Lower Kuskokwim School District operates the 100 student Bethel Alternative Boarding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-26/parnell-wants-school-choices-expanded
State | AK legislature
Alaska Natives seek degrees at Haskell University

...Environmental Network Program before applying to Haskell. After finishing his degree he wants to return to his or another rural school district to teach. He said native teachers are in demand back home, because they know the traditions and speak the language...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/alaska-natives-seek-degrees-haskell-uni
State
4-day school week bill advances in House

...R-Eagle River, how he feels about alternative schedules like the four-day school week - which is used by rural school districts in several other states - Hanley said he is open to them, provided they are able to show there is no decline...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-18/4-day-school-week-bill-advances-house
State
School construction bill moves out of committee

...funding for construction using the Regional Educational Attendance Area School Construction Fund. REAAs are small, rural school districts.School construction currently can be funded through the capital budget using two mechanisms: The district can...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-21/school-construction-bill-moves-out-comm
State
Southeast Island District moves to 4-day week

...change and is required to submit an annual report to the Legislature to show the progress of the program in the rural school district.The choice to change schedules was left up to each school and its advisory school committee. With the exception...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-13/southeast-island-district-moves-4-day-w
State
Rasmuson Foundation is a powerful force for good

...their educational experiences. In the coming weeks specific new program enhancements will be announced to help rural school districts teach more arts, promote cultural heritage, and integrate arts into math and science teaching (STEAM).The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-30/rasmuson-foundation-powerful-force-go
Opinion
School district pulls out of planning team with city

...high school at 60 percent, if state voters in November approve a $236 million bond package for construction in rural school districts and at the University of Alaska. The city and school district signed a memorandum of understanding in February...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052202/loc_schoolplan.shtml
News
Northwest Digest

...the Capitol to add their voices, saying that without the money there could be drastic cuts to school budgets in rural school districts across the county. "Essentially what is at stake is the quality of education for rural children," said Bob...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091506/sta_20060915031.shtml
News

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