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John Daugherty

...intermittently at various jobs, including legislative reporting, a three-year period as a lobbyist for Alaska Association of School Boards, and then, after completing studies for a teaching certificate, teaching oceanography at Juneau-Douglas High School...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174896958
JDHS senior earns 10 scholarships

...Association; Glacier Valley Rotary College Scholarships; June Nelson Memorial Scholarships (from Association of Alaska School Boards); P.E.O. Chapter D Scholarships; P.E.O. Chapter G Scholarships; Raymond, Jessie & Rae Stevens Trust...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-24/jdhs-senior-earns-10-scholarships
Neighbors
Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers

ANCHORAGE - After the Anchorage School Board cut about 60 classroom teacher positions from next school...Alaska Dispatch News reported earlier this month the School Board passed a budget amendment that cut nearly $15.7 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/anchorage-school-district-says-it-wont-
State
Committee advances revised sexual assault prevention bill

...that the bill has been weighted down by provisions from other bills. Added-on provisions include requirements that school boards have procedures to allow parents to withdraw their kids from taking state standardized tests and from classes or activities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/comittee-advances-revised-sexual-assaul
State
Haven House, CBJ budget on Assembly agenda

...to the school district. That figure that could change depending on the final actions of the Alaska Legislature. The school board has proposed additional cuts should the state fall short.No property tax changes are expected. An ordinance on the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-18/haven-house-cbj-budget-assembly-agenda
Local
We should not welcome Planned Parenthood

...providers from offering course material or teaching sex education programs in the public schools. One would hope that school boards would be sensitive to parental concerns, but this is not always the case. According to Cox, PP is providing a needed...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-18/we-should-not-welcome-planned-parenth
Letters
For schools, cities can't do it alone

...to invest limited funds. In doing its part - by restoring the formula cuts - the legislature can give schools and school boards the time needed to sort out sensible options for the future. Finally, it should be noted that it is unusually underhanded...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-20/schools-cities-cant-do-it-alone
Letters
Committee recommends new math texts meeting state standards

...textbooks to Tuesday's regular school board meeting to share. "Students found...online resources, which reminded school board members of a broader challenge...on the track students take. The School Board approved the new secondary math...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-15/committee-recommends-new-math-texts-mee
Local
With Legislature stuck in limbo, school board passes twin budget plans

...use in FY17. If the governor's budget passes, the school board will discuss the application of the $500,000 for...regarded in some ways as "very disconcerting."The school board will revisit its budget when the Legislature passes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/legislature-stuck-limbo-school-board-pa
Local
SB 89, this bill must die!

...sent your kids to school and trusted the teachers to do their job and if you didn't like it, got involved with the school board? Now we have the state legislature dictating what is going on in my kid's classroom? The idea that there is some...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-05/sb-89-bill-must-die
Letters

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