Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...return to negotiations in January.Specialists neededBefore the board's regular meeting...course in full-time equivalent (FTE) specialist needs across the district, another...explained how thinly spread school specialists are and how it creates limits on time...
Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...and discussions about Native American identity in a changing nation, officials said.Dee Ann Alexander, a census tribal specialist, said past censuses didn't ask whether someone was an enrolled tribal member. She says there was an American Indian box...
SHI joins forces with Any Given Child

...19-20. Students will experience a 45-minute performance that will include three cultural stories. An elementary art specialist prepared the students for the excursion by developing an art kit that was used to teach all second graders in the school district...
Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

...The funds for fighting elodea have been provided without help from the state, said Heather Stewart, a natural resource specialist for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. The treatment projects have been supported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
Young farmers help keep land in production

...about the earth," said Nate Lewis, a 32-year-old farmer in Olympia, Washington, who is senior crops and livestock specialist for the Organic Trade Association.In places like New York's Hudson Valley - a region rife with development pressure...
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City museum to host 'Coffee and Collections'

Andrew Bogar, Disaster Program Specialist at the American Red Cross of Alaska, will speak Saturday at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum as part of the museum's regular...
No. 2 Baylor loses QB Russell to season-ending neck injury

...of a playoff spot will go on without star quarterback Seth Russell, who needs season-ending neck surgery.Russell saw a specialist Monday, two days after he fractured a bone during a win over Iowa State. The school said surgery was recommended to repair...
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District, union carve out new contract

...year of documented experience for clinical or professional specialists will count, even if the experience was not part of another...staff for JSD, said the district currently employees nine specialists, a number that is dictated by student need.In a perfect...
Making state, one stroke at a time

...Scott Griffith said. "Three years of pretty much fighting injury ... most people would have been done by now. Seeing specialists, pretty much stopping swimming for almost a year for therapy. When a swimmer leaves the pool for a year, usually they...
Teachers' contract one step from finalized

...time with the limited staff on hand.Kristin Bartlett, chief of staff for JSD, said the district currently employees nine specialists, a number that is dictated by student need.New contract language also solidifies a policy for handling health hazards...


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