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Budget biggest issue at school board meeting

...effective, such as during budget negotiations. The school board could not ask budget committee members to attend negotiations...be tackled in the future.Also at the meeting, the school board had a first reading about revising a policy to designate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/budget-biggest-issue-school-board-meeti
Local
Montessori makeover?

...Proceeding now, it seems like as Brian Holst said at the (school board) meeting, we can't ask for a guarantee, but we...According to the information provided by JSD to the school board for the Nov. 18 meeting, the change "should not impact...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/montessori-makeover
Local
District's frugality pays off

...finances were approved without objection during a special school board meeting Monday evening. The special meeting was called...the approved statements on Wednesday. Means informed school board members in attendance that there were no changes to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/districts-frugality-pays
Local
Former FDMS principal runs for school board

...new position with the district: school board member.Milliron announced last...Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's community Budget Committee...to go from district employee to school board member. Assemblywoman Mary Becker...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/former-fdms-principal-runs-school-board
Local
Fairbanks schools won't suspend recruitment

...advances by recruiters, but the president of the Fairbanks school board said her district has no plans to limit recruiter visits...establishing consistency and expectations."Fairbanks school board President Heidi Haas did not have similar concerns...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-recruitm
State
Fairbanks schools won't suspend military recruitment

...advances by recruiters, but the president of the Fairbanks school board said her district has no plans to limit recruiter visits...establishing consistency and expectations."Fairbanks school board President Heidi Haas did not have similar concerns...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-military
State
Empire Editorial: Picks for State House, Senate seats are ...

...Juneau needs people like McGuan in leadership roles, and we sincerely hope to see him again, whether in a race for school board, Assembly or another run for the Legislature one day. Unfortunately, McGuan ran his campaign - an effective one at...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/empire-editorial-picks-state-house-se
Opinion
Emotions high over school curriculum

...We do not see that here. This is not our story."School board member Lisa Worl acknowledged the emotionally charged...sure the door is open and find these pathways in."School board president Phyllis Carlson told the group that non-Native...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/emotions-high-over-school-curriculum
Local
Alaska Editorial: School board is wise to try and retain interim superintendent

...North Star Borough School District School Board has taken an important step forward...filing of the criminal case, the school board opted to begin an internal investigation...In the meantime, however, the school board took a positive step Monday by...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-12/alaska-editorial-school-board-wise-tr
Opinion
Letter to the Editor: Juneau School board hired the wrong person

I was stunned by the Juneau School Board's decision to reject a well-qualified local candidate for...understanding of our community. Like many Alaska institutions, the school board showed a disturbing lack of faith in those who grow up and go...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-12/letter-editor-juneau-school-board-hir
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