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UAS vies to reinstate superintendent certification program

...currently hiring superintendents. Sitka and Wrangell have hired new superintendents in recent years, too.The State Board of Education and Early Development, which has to authorize the program for it to be re-instated, gave UAS the go-ahead...

...House resolution to delay new education standards, The Associated Press reported erroneously the year that the state board of education approved new standards for English language arts and mathematics. A spokesman for the state education department...
State | Local
House Finance tackles charter school worries

...when a local school district denies a charter to a school, but the school wins the charter on appeal from the state Board of Education.The committee became bogged down on the issue of transporting charter school students.Rep. Tammie Wilson...
State | AK legislature
State board adopts school performance regulation

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska State Board of Education recently approved a regulation to ease performance standards for small schools and alternative high schools, after finding the...
New nonfiction DVDs

...responsible for the content of textbooks throughout the nation. Though there are only 15 members of the Texas State Board of Education, textbooks are expensive to produce and are revised only every decade, and so the team's decisions ripple...
House Education will hear delay on new standards

...overhaul their existing curriculum.The Alaska State Board of Education approved the new English language arts and mathematic...on Education Commissioner Mike Hanley and the state board of education to delay their implementation until a cost analysis...
State | AK legislature
House Education considers delaying lesson standards

...standards. Wilson said requiring the districts to make the transition within a year was not fair.The Alaska State Board of Education approved the new English language arts and mathematic standards this year. They are to go into effect 2015...
State | AK legislature
Photo: Outstanding Educator

...trophy with her children, Finn, 13, and Ellie, 6, and her mother, Marianne Manning, during a meeting of the State Board of Education & Early Development on Thursday. The Milken Family Foundation announced Yerkes' award on Oct. 31, 2013, during...
My Turn: State money will compromise private schools' autonomy system funded by public money, provided for and overseen by the Alaska Legislature through the Alaska State Board of Education and the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (EED). The second approach relates to private...
Empire Editorial: When two is less than one, subtraction is the answer

...less time for basic instruction by teachers. Students will acquire fewer skills, and schools will suffer.The state board of education realizes this. Two weeks ago, it unanimously approved a resolution calling for the test to be repealed. The...


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