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Miller: Progress more complex than pass, fail

In true former-teacher form, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller gave the Juneau Chamber of Commerce an assignment and a pop quiz."Take a second and think about your favorite teacher...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/miller-progress-more-complex-pass-fail
Local
Tough test finds most students miss marks

...districts begin to use that data."You won't see any major shift by us this year," explained Juneau School District superintendent Mark Miller, discussing what the test results mean locally. "This is a long-term proposition - this is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/tough-test-finds-most-students-miss-mar
State
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...by closing Cold Bay would be used for a playground in Sand Point and, according to Aleutians East Borough School District superintendent Michael Seifert, personal attacks and "mistruths" circulating. Seifert denies the money for the new playground...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/shrinking-town-cold-bay-last-kid
State
Miller's contract extended to 2018

Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller's post was extended to 2018 during Tuesday's school board meeting."We are very pleased with the work and direction...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-12/millers-contract-extended-2018
Local
Families welcome Japanese students

...of Juneau families, city representatives were also present to welcome their international guests.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller gave the students a lesson in American expressions, with the assistance of translator Yuki Hamada...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-29/families-welcome-japanese-students
Local
Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...include other modes of measurement in their accountability systems outside of the standardized tests.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller said the district supports the legislation and a move away from No Child Left Behind standards...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/replacement-no-child-left-behind-passes
State
JSD expects two years to implement Erin's Law

...curricula to be crafted and teacher training - otherwise there might be more than 50 different versions, Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller pointed out. The Department of Education and Early Development is in charge of developing curricula...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-17/jsd-expects-two-years-implement-erins-l
Local
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...school building we can put our fists through because the wood is rotted to such an extent," said Yakutat School District superintendent Robin Gray."How do you make kids want to come to school when you have to take everything away?" she asked...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/yakutat-organizations-community-members-b
Art
Teacher accused of sexual abuse of student

...interview, saying he was not willing to answer questions without an attorney representing him.Lower Kuskokwim School District superintendent Dan Walker said Wier taught at the village for seven years. He declined to discuss specifics of the case...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-10/teacher-accused-sexual-abuse-student
State
Cutting activities from school budgets is shortsighted

The recommendation of the Juneau School District superintendent to cut the district's activities budget is disappointing, although I certainly understand his dilemma of increasing demands...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/cutting-activities-school-budgets-sho
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