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Board of education to consider regulations

...advanced classes.But he said if the testing requirements are too lax, it won't prepare students for long-term success. He also said he didn't want new testing days added to the school calendar.The board meets this week in Anchorage.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/board-education-consider-regulations
State
Hands-on help for STEM education

...excited about science, technology, math and engineering?Floyd Dryden Middle School teacher Alan Degener saw that the school's technology program could use an upgrade, so he designed the STEM course that seventh- and eighth-grade students...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17/hands-help-stem-education
Local
Pure Sole: Dear Mr. Corbus

...1.2 million from the city and the school district. Teams were on a three-year...softball, hockey) were funded outside the school district prior to TMHS being built...junior varsity player.Depending on the school, basketball players must raise between...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-17/dear-mr-corbus
Sports
UAF to receive $1M gift

...much they value the university, for both our educational and research components."Combined with the gift DIPAC gave the school last year, the hatchery's donation totals $1.25 million. The endowment supports three years of funding for the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17/uaf-recieve-1m-gift
Local
School year starts with bulging classrooms

...teacher in third through fifth grade.A report released by the school district at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting shows...prediction was "far from the reality." He spoke at the school board meeting on behalf of a group of 12 parents concerned...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-15/school-year-starts-bulging-classrooms
Local
School board gives itself good grade

...Executive Director Brian Holst and write-in candidate and former Floyd Dryden Middle School Principal Tom Milliron.The school board holds its next regular meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Thunder Mountain High School library.The full results...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-16/school-board-gives-itself-good-grade
Local
JDHS coach accused of verbal abuse

...didn't "recall any incident." The second time, he said he didn't want to comment."Everything's been handled by the school district," he said. "They say they don't disclose their disciplinary policies."Miller said if disciplinary action...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-14/jdhs-coach-accused-verbal-abuse
Local
Letters to the Editor: JSD hazing interpretation is absurd

...Department) take this seriously and put a stop to it?The Juneau Empire got the story absolutely right on Sunday, the school district's interpretation of the policy notwithstanding. And the Empire got its Wednesday editorial right about the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-12/letters-editor-jsd-hazing-interpretat
Letters
Former FDMS principal runs for school board

...Holst was the co-chairman of the school board's community Budget Committee...in the district before serving on the school board in the early 2000s. Dale Staley...community Budget Committee advises the school board on its priorities. In the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/former-fdms-principal-runs-school-board
Local
JSD's response to high school hazing assaults raises questions

...superintendent's statement on the district website, "The school has a legal obligation to keep all student names, as...Wednesday, I saw posters taped in the hallways throughout the school, each featuring a different football team member with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-09/jsds-response-high-school-hazing-assa
Opinion

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