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My Turn: Should public school funds be used for education?

...of Progress (AMP) test results near the top, as well as a number of regulatory changes recommended by the state department of education.But buried in the meeting agenda was one item that answers that part of that first question. And it reccommends...
My Turn: Make test standards neither too soft or too hard that soft bed and moved to a set of scores they hoped would be just right. It was a brave move by their state department of education.The results are now shocking Arizonans: two-thirds of students are now deemed to be not proficient in...
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...Districts can continue to operate schools, but they receive less funding, said Elizabeth Nudelman, the state Department of Education and Early Childhood Development's head of school finance.Since 1999, some 36 Alaska schools in places...
My Turn: Honesty is the best policy

...but more importantly they will set the cut scores. These scores will inform districts and parents if the state department of education believes a child is proficient. These scores also will be used in teacher evaluations.Setting the scores...
Three things to watch

...apply to foods sold after school, on the weekend or off campus, according to information provided by the state department of education. For example, it would be permissible for a fundraiser that involved selling chocolate bars door-to-door...
State | AK legislature
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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