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...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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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.


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