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Juneau students on mark with state testing

...English.While the preliminary report Miller now has shows better performance for students at the local level, he said teachers and administrators won't rely heavily on it to direct them in instruction."On the other hand this is information...
District, union carve out new contract

...Educational Plan (IEP) or qualify under a federal civil rights law, section 504, for special education needs.Hannan said teachers who are dedicated to complying with these policies do so because of a "professional responsibility," but it doesn't...
Math, Science teachers to get a taste of Sitka have teachers at something of a crossroads.Rebecca Himschoot teaches science at Keet Gooshi Heen and she said teachers are used to adjustments but this recent step is "changing the playing field.""We have changes all the time and...
Tune in to nature

...development programs for teachers."It kind of took off," Wildlife Education and Outreach Specialist Tennie Bentz said. "Teachers can check them out, camps can check them out, different education groups and the museums."A teacher or adult...
A new world of education

...generally anyone can customize the game, even if they don't know programming - but knowing it can help," Graham said.Teachers across the state had the opportunity to train in using Minecraft in the classroom from Graham and Osterhout at the...
ALICE training reaches Soldotna students students were given is different than what the police department has been implementing with teachers. Brennan said teachers spend two hours learning in-depth reactions and protocols. During the assembly, Brennan told the students not to...
Task force members clash on education funding It also talked about studying the cost of new state standards and data sharing among agencies.Halcro said teachers in a recent survey named outside influences, such as drugs and alcohol in the community, domestic violence and English...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...even if some of them have proven they are rock stars," Wilson said.Committee Chairman Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said teacher tenure is a means of protection for many teachers."One teacher at the high end of a salary scale may be fired so...
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Anchorage schools see 25 percent transiency

...moving to Fairbanks tomorrow,' " Barker said.Moving is "a glass of cold water to the face, educationally," he said.Teachers have to spend time acclimating new students and reviewing course work."It's constant catch-up mode. Constant...
Finding a home is next step for proposed school

...found that many of their students had never visited the forests, mountains and glaciers that surround Anchorage, she said.Teachers thought: Why not actually use Southcentral Alaska itself as the delivery method for learning?"We wanted to get...


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