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Make a difference; support Juneau schools

Dollars aren't everything, but they make a huge difference in what is possible in a classroom. The State Foundation program is the largest revenue source for Juneau schools, at $24 million, or 55 percent of the school budget. As residents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100304/let_letter5.shtml
Opinion
Remove your name from school petition

...but observed that if those students stayed in the system, they would generate more than enough money through the state foundation formula to pay the additional costs associated with running two high schools. Brilliant! We should care enough...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030104/let_school.shtml
Opinion
School Board may decide on charter application Sept. 2

...into October, but they expect this year's to level off at about 625 students. Alyeska is funded by the same state "foundation formula" that all Alaska correspondence programs are funded at, which is 80 percent of the per-student rate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082503/loc_schoolb.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...contributing more and getting less in the state budgeting process." He complains that Anchorage gets only 30 percent of state foundation aid for K-12 education, even though it educates 37 percent of the students. While 40 percent of vehicle registrations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021101/Ope_capnotes.shtml
Alaska's voting system 'has great merit'

...contributing more and getting less in the state budgeting process." He complains that Anchorage gets only 30 percent of state foundation aid for K-12 education, even though it educates 37 percent of the students. While 40 percent of vehicle registrations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021101/Ope_capnotes.html
Opinion
Building the new high school makes good financial sense

...for teachers can only come from increases in the state foundation formula program - something many Alaskans worked...in future legislative sessions. Increases to the state foundation formula did pass the current Legislature and layoffs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052004/opi_highschool.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Learn the facts before you sign high school petition

...petitioners would have you believe, the increased operating costs of a new school will be covered by increases in state foundation funding. The district has already developed and shared with the Assembly, interested public and petitioners a detailed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021604/opi_myturn.shtml
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