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10 questions: Cousin Curtiss

...teacher while also being a top-notch musician?"Top notch". Thank you. The balance is chaotic. During the school year, school comes first. I know that's a total teacher thing to say, but it's true. Teaching is beyond a full-time job...
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to use drones for mapping

...A&M-Corpus Christi, as the state's headquarters for the project, had been researching drones for about two years.School spokeswoman Beth Becerra said Friday that the campus mapping project is tangentally related to the FAA research.The...
Education supporters rally amid funding talks

...2.1 million from the state.Even without further funding, that's enough to stave off any teacher layoffs this year, school board member Lisa Worl said."Anything we get is encouraging because we hadn't had that last year, and anything...
State | Local | AK legislature
House changes little as state education bill advances

...bill, HB278, and it has remained lawmakers' focus since Parnell dubbed 2014 the "Education Session" earlier this year.School districts across the state already receive $5,680 for each student counted in the fall. The bill sought to increase...
State | AK legislature
Around The Bases

...School State Softball Champions (Year, School/Runner-Up, Score) - 2014...Large School State Champions (Year, School/Runner-Up, Score) -2014...Past Baseball State Champions (Year, School/Runner-Up, Score) -2014...
Falcons sweep Capital City Invitational meet

...Yakutat 6. INDIVIDUAL SCORERS: Females (place, name, year, school points) - 1 Welling, Naomi 10 THM 30; 2 Cagle, Gabriella...38 Hermann, Dunya 10 THM 1. Males (place, name, year, school points) - 1 Moser, Riley 11 JNU 30; 2 Goebel, Ethan...
UAS drops NANA meals

...service is directly related to the opening of the new freshman residence hall on campus at the start of next school year. School management has long "talked about re-engineering some of the dining services we're providing for our students...
My Turn: Politicians should understand economic value of education a recent Legislative hearing.According to the non-partisan Legislative Research division, over the last three years school districts have had to cut more than 600 teachers, career and guidance counselors and other needed staff.Investing...
Opinion | AK legislature
School budgets getting slashed statewide

School districts statewide are expecting to continue slashing their budgets heading into the next school year.
State | Local
Empire Editorial: A no-win situation

...positions to balance the budget. The Juneau School District has already reduced its budget by $11.8 million in recent years. School officials told the Empire recently their goal is to not have to reduce it any further, especially since future cuts...


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