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Erin's Law: 'Stalking the Bogeyman'

...but was shut down in the House Finance Committee.The proposed bill was presented in its first hearing to the Senate Education Committee Thursday by Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, and was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.Rep. Geran...
Commissioner says districts responsive to school rankings

...officials briefed the House and Senate education committees this week on the Alaska...said during Tuesday's Senate Education Committee hearing.Susan McCauley...students become proficient.Senate Education Committee member Berta Gardner...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

JUNEAU - The Senate Education Committee on Monday took testimony on a bill that would increase the number of years a teacher would have to be in the classroom to reach...
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Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate Education Committee moved Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill Friday after rejecting amendments offered by the committee's lone Democrat...
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Senate Education continues work on governor's bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Education Committee will continue work Friday on Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill.The committee will take testimony on the tax credit...
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Proposed constitutional amendment on education pulled from Senate calendar

...return, though there was question about whether it would."I would be surprised to see it again, frankly," Senate Education Committee chair, and critic of SJR9, Gary Stevens, said Wednesday.Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, told reporters he asked...
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Empire Editorial: When two is less than one, subtraction is the answer pass this mandatory hurdle.The test was designed as a measuring stick, but those testifying before the Senate Education Committee on Monday called it "obsolete."Next year, the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development will...
Senate to take up bill on reading programs

JUNEAU - The Senate Education Committee began hearings Wednesday on establishing a reading program for kindergarten through third-grade public school students to meet...
Ketchikan schools find fault with state ed regulations

...certification process to the education commissioner and state Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, a member of the Senate Education Committee."It's not the state's responsibility," Fry said of who should pay for the costs of certification...
Senate committee moves amendment for student loans

...R-Anchorage, said she supported the measure. "It doesn't get to the real heart of the problem though, which is why postsecondary education is getting more and more expensive."The measure moves to the Senate Education Committee.
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