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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-13/state-board-adopts-school-performance-r
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-05/new-nonfiction-dvds
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-02/uas-vies-reinstate-superintendent-certi
Local
Correction

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/correction
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-19/house-finance-tackles-charter-school-wo
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-14/photo-outstanding-educator
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/house-education-will-hear-delay-new-sta
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-20/house-education-considers-delaying-less
State | AK legislature
DHMS principal to receive award Thursday

...of the 2013 Milken Educator Award.Yerkes will be presented with her trophy Thursday during a meeting of the State Board of Education and Early Development, according to a state news release. The presentation will take place shortly after 8...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-12/dhms-principal-receive-award-thursday
Local
My Turn: State money will compromise private schools' autonomy

...school 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-27/my-turn-state-money-will-compromise-p
Opinion

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