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Big push for STEM

...school.Members of the Juneau School Board and proponents of a new charter...Attorney Christopher Orman said the school board would not be able to manage the...opportunities," Norman said.Juneau School Board President Phyllis Carlson asked...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/big-push-stem
Local
Miller's contract extended to 2018

...Miller's post was extended to 2018 during Tuesday's school board meeting."We are very pleased with the work and direction...including Tlingit members, spoke in support of the charter school.Board member Barbara Thurston highlighted that the charter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-12/millers-contract-extended-2018
Local
CBJ municipal election candidate filing period begins

...The City and Borough of Juneau opened the assembly and school board seats for nomination. The period will run from Friday...assemblymember, district 2 assemblymember, and three school board members. Nominating petitions and additional information...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-07/cbj-municipal-election-candidate-filing
Local
Municipal election open offices, voting announcement

...upcoming City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and Juneau School Board elections opens 8 a.m. on Aug. 7.The office seats...assembly member, district 2 assembly member and three school board positions. Filing for seats closes 4:30 p.m. Aug...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-02/municipal-election-open-offices-vot
Neighbors
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

...between concerned parents and the school board. Keaton said he began getting...was kind of surprised that the school board lacked a strong voice for concerned...he said. "I think that the school board needs new ideas and new members...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-18/candidates-stock-city-ballot-deadline-a
Local
Tough test finds most students miss marks

...Monday and are being made public today as the state school board begins taking comments on the grading scale. That scale...put too much emphasis on a single test."The state school board is expected to open the recommended minimum scores to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/tough-test-finds-most-students-miss-mar
State
New names added to municipal candidate list

...District 2 seat.Incumbent Assembly member Loren Jones remains the lone contender for the District 1 seat, and incumbent School Board member Andi Story is the only person to have filed for any of the three seats open on the Board of Education.The filing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-12/new-names-added-municipal-candidate-lis
Local
Three-way race down to two

...have filed for the any of the three open seats on the School Board, which Municipal Clerk Laurie Sica said isn't surprising...year, too. During the work session of Tuesday's School Board meeting, board President Phyllis Carlson asked her...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-14/three-way-race-down-two
Local
Empire Editorial: Blank ballots give little reason to vote

...Jones is uncontested for the District 1 seat; Mayor Merrill Sanford is unopposed in his reelection bid; four-term school board member Andi Story is the sole candidate for three open seats. The only contested race is between Assembly District...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-14/empire-editorial-blank-ballots-give-l
Opinion
Alaska schools see teacher shortage as school year looms

...were facing uncertainty with a likely multimillion-dollar budget cut from the state's legislature. The Fairbanks school board subsequently began issuing notices to district staff members, telling them that they may no longer have jobs with the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/alaska-schools-see-teacher-shortage-sch
State

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