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Rainy Day Reads: Put a 'u' in it

...differently.Twelve years in the California public school system has taught me how Americans expect things to be spelled...British? After all, I hadn't been brought up in the UK school system - all I had was a lifelong love of British literature...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-01-15/rainy-day-reads-put-u-i
Waa sa iyatee?

...hopes to continue "in the great work that she started.""It's an exciting time because it's being taught in the school system," he said. "My ancestors were being punished for speaking their language. Hopefully (Tlingit) will start to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/w%C3%A1-s%C3%A1-iyatee
Art
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...email."It is important for all Alaskans that we are able to continue to provide financial support for our public school system, as well as for our State Troopers and VPSOs," Kito said.Essential city infrastructure will be a parallel focus...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-08/budget-anti-discrimination-capital-cree
Local | AK legislature
Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...it is not good enough.We would like to see balance, a community that accepts others, respects others, and has a school system that is inclusive for everyone.A community where Alaska Native intellectual authority is recognized, where people...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-27/cultural-appropriation-and-education-maki
Art
Yakutat cancels boys basketball season

...roughly 47 years, Yakutat has had a school system and a basketball team. A boys...Yakutat has barely 100 students in a school system that stretches from pre-K to...credits will transfer to the Sitka school system, they don't know if he'll...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-30/yakutat-cancels-boys-basketball-season
Sports
Yakutat superintendant defends canceling season

...Southwest Region School District."I am definitely a public educator," Gray said. "Because I believe in the public school system ... it is still about the student's education. ... It is still about what is best for our kids." BOTTOM LINE...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-03/yakutat-superintendant-defends-canceli
Sports
Bringing Native history to the fore

...Alaska didn't include the perspectives and contributions of the state's Native residents."I grew up in the Juneau school system and I just don't remember being taught anything at all other than the comic book version of Alaska history, which...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/bringing-native-history-fore
Art
Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students

...needs education can be easily obtained through the school system."Students in any program can take classes within the public school systems. But students participating in HomeBRIDGE are not...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/homeschool-increasingly-popular-opt
Neighbors
Letter: Write in 'Tom Milliron' for school board

...Milliron as a write-in candidate for the Juneau Board of Education because he has been an excellent addition to the school system and retired just this year. He was the driving force behind our getting a viable middle school shooting program started...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-05/letter-write-tom-milliron-school-boar
Letters
Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...Dukowitz's turn to blank. He said his No. 1 priority is the school system, but failed to talk about teacher tenure.Kito supports...pre-K education argue that it prepares students for the school system by giving them a head start on reading and other essential...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/kito-dukowitz-face-chamber-debate
Local

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