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Next Juneau candidates hit starting line on Aug. 8

...said. "The work's not done by a long shot."JSD school board president Sally Saddler is finishing her second three-year...state elections.To be qualified for a seat on the school board, the candidate must be eligible to vote in state elections...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/next-juneau-candidates-hit-starting-lin
Local
App makes children's book series available in Cup'ik

...Cup'ik Milly-Molly storybook app was developed with a language innovation grant from the Association of Alaska School Boards, KYUK reported. The app was developed to help Cup'ik students learn their language and share it.The grant was...

http://juneauempire.com/2014-07-17/app-makes-childrens-book-series-available-cup
JSD, new superintendent seal the deal

...besides the salary difference. The school board decided to advertise for the position...from the Association of Alaska School Boards. At $165,000, Juneau would...certainly committed to Juneau," school board President Sally Saddler said at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15/jsd-new-superintendent-seal-deal
Local
School Board OKs new superintendent contract

The Juneau School District Board of Education held a special meeting Thursday to sign off on two contracts: that of the district's new superintendent, Mark Miller, and JSD's agreement with the union that represents the district's principals.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/school-board-oks-new-superintendent-con
Local
Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced

...Chevak and the Association of Alaska School Boards, which produced an interactive...and has also served as a borough school board member, planning commissioner...Learning of the Association of Alaska School Boards. The two helped create a team...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/contributions-literacy-alaska-awards-anno
Art
Glacier Valley principal takes new role

...other elementary principals, went and spoke before the school board on the whole idea of having a uniform curriculum at...what the district's mission is with the help of the school board and executing that to raise student achievement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-18/glacier-valley-principal-takes-new-role
Local
My Turn: What about school safety?

...with many other members of our community, recently listened to almost eight hours of responses to the questions our School Board posed to the three superintendent candidates. In all that time, there was not one question asked about school safety...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-17/my-turn
Opinion
Rewrite of Fairbanks truancy rules draws parent criticism

...mandatory attendance rules despite testimony from parents opposed to the change.The ordinance requires approval from the school board before changes would go into effect.The issue drew a crowd of parents at the assembly's meeting Thursday night...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/rewrite-fairbanks-truancy-rules-draws-p
State
State board adopts school performance regulation

...graduating classes of fewer than seven students.Board member Sue Hull, who also serves on the Fairbanks North Star Borough school board, said the changes acknowledge the role of alternative schools."It was going to be almost impossible for those schools...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-13/state-board-adopts-school-performance-r
State
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

A new elementary language arts curriculum purchase was approved Tuesday by the Juneau School District Board of Education.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/school-board-approves-language-arts-cur
Local

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