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Millions nationwide take part in the 10th annual Read for the Record

...introduction also suggests picking special times and places everyday to spend time reading. Dr. Christine Ermold, Director of Elementary Education and Professional Development said it is also important to address reading disparities early on. "A growing...
Walk this way

About 150 Kenai Peninsula School District students braved the cold to walk to their respective Soldotna schools Thursday morning, their breath forming little clouds of condensation in the early morning air.
Elementary students see new set of marks on report cards

Elementary level educators are reporting the progress of their students by way of a new grading system.
KPBSD keeps biased book

A textbook that has been criticized as having a biased view of history has been approved for continued use after Kenai Peninsula Board of Education members voted to retain it.
Making the grade determined by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.Dr. Chrstine Ermold, KPBSD director of elementary education, said the new system is designed to help students understand where they are in their learning and also to...
An intervention revolution

...extra time with that student to get him or her up to par."When they fall behind," said Doris Cannon, Director of Elementary Education Curriculum, "they have to spend one hour a day for 180 days to catch up (to) grade level."Romatz's...
Diverse projects presented in Caring For the Kenai competition

Fourteen high school students pitched their ideas on how to protect the environment of the Kenai Peninsula Friday night at Kenai Central High School, in the 12th annual Caring For the Kenai competition.
Board hears Seward worries

During the once-a-year Kenai Peninsula Board of Education meeting at Seward High School, east Kenai Peninsula residents had a chance to voice their opinions on issues ranging from dwindling population at the area's middle school, to district staffing changes. District Superintendent Steve Atwater compared Seward residents voicing their opinions to wolverines which he said were pound for pound, one of the toughest animals he knew. "Pound for pound, the Seward Community is as vocal as any community in the borough."


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