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Judge invalidates part of statewide school funding mechanism

...return a message sent to her work email address by The Associated Press.For the 2013-14 academic year, the state Department of Education had a $1.4 billion budget, of which $222 million came from local contributions.Gov.-elect Bill Walker...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-25/judge-invalidates-part-statewide-school
State
State may require more math for diplomas

...school districts and 45 already require students to take at least three credits of math.Susan McCauley of the state Department of Education says the state board in June learned that 42 states require more math credits than Alaska.The board asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-30/state-may-require-more-math-diplomas
State
Grant to address mental health concerns in schools

Juneau - The state department of education has received $9.1 million in federal grant funds to help address mental health issues in school-age children.The grant is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-23/grant-address-mental-health-concerns-sc
State
School enrollment slightly higher than expected

...anticipated a decline, he said.Juneau's student population has been dwindling steadily for years, according to state Department of Education and Early Development numbers. In 1998, the Juneau School District had almost 1,000 more students than...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/school-enrollment-slightly-higher-expec
Local
Juneau schools improve district-wide

Performance is up in Juneau schools, according to preliminary numbers released last week by the state Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.All of Juneau's public schools but two, as well as the HomeBRIDGE program...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/juneau-schools-improve-district-wide
Local
Tech for home school bill sticks in committee

...equipment as iPads and other tablet computers.The issue of the bill's constitutionality centers on taking the state Department of Education and Early Development out of a supervisory role for the program as called for in the bill.Committee chair...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/tech-home-school-bill-sticks-committee
State
UAS vies to reinstate superintendent certification program

...a nod from the board that says this seems like a good idea for you to pursue," Deputy Commissioner of the state Department of Education and Early Development Les Morse said in an interview. "We can't approve it until (they) have a plan ready...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-02/uas-vies-reinstate-superintendent-certi
Local
House Finance hears student restraint bill

...the bill.The bill would exempt religious and private schools since they are not under the authority of the state Department of Education and Early Development.The bill remains in committee.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-26/house-finance-hears-student-restraint-b
State
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...Bill 100 that creates the grant program.Stevens questions the constitutionality of not listing the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in a supervisory role for administering the grants.State sues over rejection...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/legislative-roundup-march-16-2014
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Base certification of teachers on standards

The state Department of Education has designed a proposed tiered, standards-based teacher-certification system that is responsible, reasonable and fair. It's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030305/opi_20050303015.shtml
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