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Text of Gov. Parnell's address

...Last year, we demonstrated that the Terra Nova assessment was unused and unneeded...Department of Education eliminated the Terra Nova testing requirement.This year...Graduation Qualifying Exam. Like Terra Nova, it is no longer a valid measure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-22/text-gov-parnells-address
State | AK legislature
Southeast legislators split on speech

...he didn't really give any specifics on where he was going other than removing some of the outdated assessments - the Terra Nova assessment, he mentioned - and he mentioned a goal of increasing graduation to 90 percent by 2020, but ? it was really...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-17/southeast-legislators-split-speech
State
Fifth and seventh graders prepare for annual testing

...tests to her heart's content next week. For three days, fifth and seventh graders across the district will take the Terra Nova test, which helps Alaska educators see how their students are doing and compare them to one another. The exam is the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020207/loc_20070202025.shtml
News
JDHS passes AYP

...Juneau students are making the most gains when compared to national norms. She said comparing student data with national Terra Nova tests, Juneau students are making great strides in language arts and math. Erik McCormick, director of assessment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-13/jdhs-passes-ayp
Local
'Mission Impossible 4': one heck of a ride

...Parks and Recreation" (also NBC) is probably the funniest show not nearly enough of you are watching regularly. "Terra Nova" (FOX) has dinosaurs and is watchable. And both "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" (CBS) continue to be reliably...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-12-22/mission-impossible-4-one-heck-ride
Art
District achievement data shows slow progress

...Progress is apparent via MAP and Terra Nova - both national-normed tests...first-graders' achievement.The Terra Nova test, administered to fifth- and...areas for writing.Language use in Terra Nova tests showed significant improvements...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-29/district-achievement-data-shows-slow-pr
Local
Teacher Talk: Using origami instructions to increase literacy

...literacy. Our objective was to look at past results of the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam and the ninth-grade Terra Nova test to identify specific skills needing more direct instruction and practice. From the results of our research, two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103103/nei_teachertalk.shtml
Neighbors
Beautiful colors still accent winter landscape

...stems and under the canopy to the pointy tips that promise another season of showmanship. These new releases from the terra nova plant breeders are so large and colorful that the older forms seem washed out by comparison. We planted some of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111401/Nei_landscape.shtml
Neighbors
Hey Juneau, how does your garden grow?

...surprising information on the potato varieties that flourish in this region. Out-of-towner Dan Heims, with the Terra Nova Nursery in Portland, Ore., will offer up some new perennials that are sure to enjoy Juneau's rainy climate. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051410/out_638918744.shtml
Outdoors
Sound Bites

...all deep in the service of the group's sound. Rosenwinkel also shows verve as a composer. Some tunes, such as "Terra Nova," inspired by a trip to Russia, project a mystical quality.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032708/mus_262000218.shtml

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