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New charter school combines variety of models

...application submitted to the Anchorage School Board last year, McMahon said...and employment plans. The Anchorage School Board unanimously approved P...application in December. Anchorage School Board member Tam Agosti-Gisler...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Anchorage School Board is scheduled to consider a proposal aimed at addressing a lack of space in the city's growing charter schools.The resolution...
Union head says schools need more funding

...for at least 20 years," said Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage, a co-sponsor of the bill and former Anchorage school board member. She said the "cost of everything" is increasing, from fuel to maintenance costs, teacher salaries...
Alaska Constitution framer weighs in on amendment debate the committee. "That is a discussion down the road."Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage and a former Anchorage school board member, told Keller that argument "appears to be skirting the issue." She added that if he wanted to allow...
Tri The Kenai

...said the two triathlons have prepared him for the Iron Man half marathon in July. Last year's goal for the Anchorage School Board member was to run the Big Wild Life Runs marathon in Anchorage. "With marathons, they are so large," he said...
Atwater staying put with KPBSD through this time," Atwater said. "I offer my congratulations to Dr. Browder, and appreciate the Anchorage School Board selecting me as a finalist. I look forward to continuing the good work that we are doing to give our students...
Senate passes education funding increase

...her belief that districts must be able to project a few years into the future. She is a former president of the Anchorage School Board. "We allocate the money one year, and the next it's gone," Davis said, adding that important programs...
High school graduation test being revamped

...for graduation. ''We're not dumbing down the test. We're just equalizing it,'' said Tim Steele, an Anchorage School Board member. Since the exit exam was first given as a trial run in 1999, officials have adjusted cut scores and questions...
Top Anchorage school post goes to acting superintendent

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Anchorage School Board has named a new superintendent -- Carol Comeau, who has been acting in the job since September and who was an assistant superintendent...
Bill would set up pesticide tracking system judge their exposure. ''This basically is a right-to-know bill,'' Schrader said. Wilson said the Anchorage School Board is close to adopting a ''least toxic'' approach to controlling pests that calls for using pesticides as a...


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