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Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

...the state maximum. This time, school board members asked Juneau Assembly members...it has other concerns as well.School board member Andi Story said prioritizing...Miller said.He presented school board and assembly members with the district's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/cuts-meet-cuts-city-schools-talk-budget
Local
Ketchikan assembly approves creation of advisory pot panel

...proposal.Landis will appoint members to the panel, choosing representatives from the Borough Assembly, the Ketchikan School Board and the communities of Ketchikan and Saxman after first collecting nominations.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-03/ketchikan-assembly-approves-creation-ad
State
Ketchikan school board recommends age for bus drop-offs

KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan School Board has voted to recommend kindergarten as the minimum level for student bus drop-offs.KRBD reported the recommendation was made...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ketchikan-school-board-recommends-age-b
State
A collaborative approach to bargaining

...facilitator both sides would be comfortable with, former School Board member Ed Flanagan.Interest-based bargaining differs...As recently as 2013, about 70 teachers picketed a school board meeting and some demonstrated by limiting their work...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-20/collaborative-approach-bargaining
Local
Educator Spotlight: Amy Lloyd

...serve as the middle school rep-at-large for the Juneau Education Association. Ultimately, I would like to run for School Board, but will have to wait until retirement to do that. Tell us about your educational background.I have a BA in English...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-22/educator-spotlight-amy-lloyd
Neighbors
Educator Spotlight: Molly Box

...philosophy that will eventually be presented to the school board and district leaders. During my job share years, I...signatures for a petition and then presented at the school board meeting. I was very proud of their enthusiasm and professionalism...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-08/educator-spotlight-molly-box
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Here we go again ...

...this isn't a one-time, permanent fix. We'll be in this boat again next year, and perhaps the year after that. Whether we sink or swim depends on how willing parents, staff and school board members are to adapting with the times.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-30/empire-editorial-here-we-go-again
Opinion
District considers deficit atop deficit

...presented four preliminary 2016 budget plans to the school board Tuesday night. The four plans include deep cuts to...students could bring in $200,000, Miller said.School board member Andi Story expressed concern that economic equity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/district-considers-deficit-atop-deficit
Local
School budget crunch guide for 2016

The Juneau School Board has released four preliminary budget scenarios for 2016 after Gov. Bill Walker announced that he plans reductions in state school...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/school-budget-crunch-guide-2016
Local
Freshmen dropped from PE option

The Juneau School District school board on Tuesday night approved a PE...physical education before graduating.School board member Barbara Thurston recommended...juniors and seniors.Although the school board originally intended make all high...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-19/freshmen-dropped-pe-option
Local

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