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Board bumps a new schools for K-Selo to No. 1

...originally listed as the No. 2 priority on the KPBSD list, ranked as No. 33 and No. 44, respectively, on the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development list. The low state rankings make the projects unlikely to be funded, according to...
Atwater accepts new position

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Dr. Steve Atwater accepted the position as the University of Alaska Associate Vice President for K-12 Outreach Tuesday.
Board approves recommended site for new K-Selo school

With the approval of a recommended site, the village of Kachemak Selo is one step closer to seeing a new schoolhouse. The next step is funding.
KPBSD adopts six-year project plan

...projects for fiscal years 2015 to 2021 at its Monday night meeting.The district will submit the plan to the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development in late August to seek funding for various maintenance and capital projects. Projects...
What others say: When two is less than one, subtraction is the answer

This month, the Alaska Legislature's education subcommittees are considering four competing measures that would eliminate the Alaska High School Graduation Qualifying Exam. Among the four is a proposal included as part of Gov.
Shrinking the funding gap

...applications, the bill allows for a charter that has been denied by a board to appeal to the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. Atwater said the board has never denied a charter school, however, if "things go...
Southeast Island District moves to 4-day week

...administration didn't give the idea much thought. During the 2011-12 school year, Burch petitioned the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development to make the change, but the department refused the idea.A bill was passed during...
Helping make a grade

...low-income students has expanded significantly in Alaska in recent years. Data from the test administrator and the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development shows low income students are taking an average of 45 more exams each year since 2007...
School district implements suicide training

When the staff at Soldotna High School discussed suicide as part of a newly mandated training requirement, all of them shared a personal story.

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