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Juneau School District seeks ways to save school activities amid budget cuts

Nothing is off the table yet for student activities funding.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller formed a special high school activities advisory group to make recommendations for funding the more than $2.5 million...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/juneau-school-district-seeks-ways-save-
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Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...the works since 2013. This would likely mean a tax rate increase."It's a big-ticket item," Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller said in a Wednesday interview. "To do it right is tens of millions of dollars. I don't think...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/bill-would-halt-marie-drake-renovation
State | Local | AK legislature
A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...lower crime incidence as long-term benefits of early ... care and learning support," Lyon said.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller spoke in support of early learning funding as well as one-time funding for K-12 education...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/short-term-fix-potential-long-term-prob
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...childcare drought. Parents As Teachers helped her become a better full-time nurturer, she said.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller spoke against a proposed cut of one-time funding budgeted for school districts last session...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-04/juneau-testifies-against-budget-cuts
State | AK legislature
Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

...families and students to Juneau because its schools could offer the incentive of smaller class sizes.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller presented the current numbers on class sizes for various Alaska school districts and noted that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/cuts-meet-cuts-city-schools-talk-budget
Local
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

After much deliberation and some sleepless nights, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller announced that four questioned texts will be removed from classrooms.Flanked by three Native Elders who had attended...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/questioned-school-district-curriculum-b
Local
JSD may remove offending books

...accurately depict Native experiences. Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller will make the ultimate decision...of the texts was the real concern.Hoonah School District Superintendent Angie Lunda urged the school district to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/jsd-may-remove-offending-books
Local
Greenhouse supplies food for Thorne Bay School

...plants," Fitzpatrick explained.The program, started in February, is largely a result of Southeast Island School District superintendent Lauren Burch, she said."It's his legacy he wants to leave with the school district," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-10/greenhouse-supplies-food-thorne-bay-sch
State
Emotions high over school curriculum

...demanded immediate removal of the materials, though district policy does not allow such swift movement. Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller opened the meeting with a reading of "Visit," one of four texts in question."The school...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/emotions-high-over-school-curriculum
Local
Superintendent candidates meet stakeholders

All three semi-finalists interviewed Saturday for the Juneau School District superintendent position were moved forward in the process, and mingled with community members at Sandy Beach on Sunday.The three finalists...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-09/superintendent-candidates-meet-stakehol
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