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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
Life without limits

...Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, put Brittenham in touch with Juneau-Douglas track coach Janette Gagnon, a special education teacher at the high school.Brittenham first came to Alaska with the program Challenge Life, a basketball camp on...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-05/life-without-limits
Sports
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...vacations in the Last Frontier. He was able to enter the very same professions he enjoyed in California: as a special education teacher and working in real estate.Graduating from high school on Los Angeles' east side, he elbowed his way onto...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-31/81-rep-bob-lynn-alaskas-oldest-lawmaker
State | AK legislature
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
School Board wants fair settlement without sacrifice

...includes: regular teacher salaries in addition to money to cover teacher personal leave; extra stipends to special education teachers; salaries paid to teachers in the CARES after school credit recovery program and in the special education summer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-13/school-board-wants-fair-settlement-wi
Opinion
Historical Sports: Matt Newhouse

...the coming year. Newhouse's most recent teaching assignment prior to being hired here was as a high school special education teacher in Lapeer, Mich. Newhouse was a girl' varsity basketball coach from 2007-09 at Lapeer West. Newhouse and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-12-27/historical-sports-matt-newhouse
Sports

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