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At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sylvia Helen Hartman

...Alaska, and once to Puerto Rico. She loved Alaska and were it not for her cancer would have never left. As a special education teacher she taught in Oregon and Alaska. She was retired from the State of Alaska Department of Commerce where she...
Juneau School District combines special ed programs

...reduction of two full-time special education teachers, and that's how we' get a cluster where special education teachers can work together, when...programs. Hoyt said when a special education teacher moved from Floyd Dryden...
GOP teachers balk at Obama-centric NEA convention

...the harassment going on for people to be an 'EFO' - an educator for Obama," said Maureen van Wagner, a special education teacher from Anchorage, Alaska.In interviews with The Associated Press, roughly a dozen teachers who identified...
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...


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