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JSD: Cutting truancy officer hasn't affected attendance

...Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich, the average daily attendance rate stayed the same from fiscal year 2012 to 2013, when the truancy officer position was cut from the budget.The report, intended to answer questions posed by the district's budget committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-14/jsd-cutting-truancy-officer-hasnt-affec
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Empire Editorial: Time for a new conversation about education

...parenting classes when a student has too many unexcused absences, to legislation requiring districts to employ a truancy officer.Bottom line: Our state's politicians, teachers, school officials and parents need to begin a series of long...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-02/empire-editorial-time-new-conversatio
Opinion
Will Muldoon

...several years to address these issues, adding dropout specialists, a high school qualifying exam teacher, and a truancy officer. Unfortunately, the majority of these positions are already gone. We desperately need them back. The BSA allotment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-21/will-muldoon
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Truancy officer may be laid off

Every truant has a story, says Bonnie Lanz, the truancy tracker for the Juneau School District.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012604/loc_truancyofficer.shtml
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JSD budget moves along

...night, hearing public testimony in favor of retaining .5 Full Time Equivalent elementary specialist positions, the truancy officer and a few other positions. The committee spent about an hour and a half of its remaining time hearing member proposals...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-22/jsd-budget-moves-along-recommendations-
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JSD to take last look at budget before sending it to Assembly

...year for most grade levels. It includes cuts to special education paraprofessionals, two school nurses, the school truancy officer, second assistant principals at the high schools, the assistant superintendent, custodial and maintenance staff...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-03-27/jsd-take-last-look-budget-sending-it-as
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School cuts spur parents to become lobbyists for funds

...cut $2.1 million from next school year's budget entails laying off 26 teachers, a literacy specialist and the truancy officer, eliminating seven bus routes, changing some schools' starting and ending times and reducing the budget of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030504/sta_lobbyists.shtml
News
JSD budget adds back nearly $1.2 million

...public testimony, members of the JSD staff advocated for retaining the two nursing positions that were cut, the truancy officer position and the art specialist, along with holding off on funding add-backs because of a grievance filed by the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-04-25/jsd-budget-adds-back-nearly-12-million
Local
JSD budget could cut more than 66 positions

...reduce special education para educators, increase Pupil-to-Teacher ratio at all schools by one, eliminate truancy officer, eliminate assistant superintendent position (Assistant Superintendent Laury Scandling offered to retire in December...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-01-18/jsd-budget-could-cut-more-66-positions
Local
New state money spares teacher cuts, covers retirement funds

...next school year on reductions in bus routes, activity funds and summer custodial hours, as well as eliminating the truancy officer and other reductions. Among the budget issues for the School Board will be whether the district should set aside...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052004/loc_teachercuts.shtml
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