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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
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

...Anchorage. There's no doubt that some of you will be pilloried for the budget you ultimately develop."Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller called in to ask for more funding for the district to pay for legislative mandates. He asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/senate-finance-we-cant-work-until-house
State | AK legislature
Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal

...school funding, would be among the entities cut 72 percent if an operating budget isn't passed.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller did not return a call for comment on how the cut would impact local school operations, but budget...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-18/gov-threatens-layoffs-without-budget-de
Local
Superintendent Miller dishes over soup

...pay the bills next fall without a finalized education budget? It likely won't come to that, but Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller has seen it happen before."I've seen budgets run five months over," Miller said during...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-06/superintendent-miller-dishes-over-soup
Local
Police unsure school threats are linked

...group. Campbell noted it's also possible there are people "copycatting" the original caller.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller said he's delt with "lots and lots" of bomb and shooting threats on school grounds in his...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-07/police-unsure-school-threats-are-linked
Local
Juneau to host state swim championships again

...sporting events, their investing of energy and time, and the promise to make the 2016 meet a success.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller included a letter saying the school district fully supports the proposal and believes there is...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-06/juneau-host-state-swim-championships-a
Sports

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