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State may require more math for diplomas 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Grant funds Petersburg suicide prevention outreach

...Health Services to provide suicide prevention services. The four-year, $25,000 grant was provided by the state Department of Education, KFSK reported."Since 2005 we've had three homicides, five suicides, 32 documented suicide attempts...
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.
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...
State | AK legislature
Tech for home school bill sticks in committee 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...
District could garner millions from bills

...That amount, often called the "cap," would rise in Juneau by about $743,000, said Eddy Jeans of the state Department of Education. The Juneau School District is taking public comment on next school year's budget at 6:30 p.m. Thursday...


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