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The summer of the food truck

...There's a variety of dipping sauces, and daily specials.Need to Know: Chris Peterson is a full-time special education teacher at Thunder Mountain High School. He opened the soft pretzel stand this summer to create a summer job for his...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/summer-food-truck
Local
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns

...lot known about them. The Yakutat area appears to be somewhat of a stronghold for them," Oehlers said.A special education teacher on sabbatical, Stephanie Latzel, who is coordinating the festival this year, said education is an important...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/fifth-annual-tern-festival-welcome-aleuti
Art
JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...risk for not graduating because of their family, economic or personal circumstances. Interventionists and special education teachers from all JSD elementary schools will meet Jan. 21 and 23 to review the intervention reading materials used...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-14/jsd-plans-expand-tlingit-education-prog
Local
Waa sa iyatee?

...really deliberate," Geiger said.Ellen Story, Mallory's sister, attended a recent workshop. She's a special education teacher at Auke Bay Elementary School and has taught some of the language in her classes and morning meetings.Workshop...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/w%C3%A1-s%C3%A1-iyatee
Art
Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

...get $200,000 more to spend on a full-time special education teacher "and a lot of other stuff," he saidStanley...keyboarding and art teacher and a part-time special education teacher.Working so closely with parents while teaching...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/charter-school-gets-new-teachers-needs-
Local
JDHS assistant principal interviews today

...McNamara, a special education program manager with the Alaska Department of Education; Janette Gagnon, a special education teacher at JDHS; Laura Scholes, a 7th grade math and science teacher at Floyd Dryden Middle School; and Holly Cervin...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-02/jdhs-assistant-principal-interviews-tod
Local
JEA, school district agree on new contract

...available, but more of those days are paid leave.The contract also includes language to benefit the district's special education teachers, JEA bargaining team spokeswoman and Juneau-Douglas High School teacher Sara Hannan said. The teachers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-09/jea-school-district-agree-new-contract
Local
How JSD spends its payroll

...percentage of employees focused on special education.Nearly a quarter of Juneau's personnel expenditures go to special education teachers and support staff who make up a combined 29 percent of JSD employees. Their average salary and benefits package...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-09/analysis
State | Local
Analysis: BSA increase would still mean bigger classes, fewer teachers

...schools and increase the number of caseloads for special education teachers across the district. Bigger classesJSD Director...caseload in the district at 20.6 students per special education teacher. Other cutsIn addition to staff reductions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-26/analysis-bsa-increase-would-still-mean-
State | Local | AK legislature
Schools facing $4.5M shortfall

...personnel.That means class sizes will be increasing by an average of three students across the district, and the special education teachers will be asked to take on more students as well."We're tired of the funding environment that makes these...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-22/schools-facing-45m-shortfall
State | Local

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