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ALICE training reaches school parents, staff

...make personal decisions as elementary educators."Last August principals, local law enforcement and school district administration received the first round of education and training for ALICE. Alaska State Troopers and municipal police were...
Now is the time for tough conversations about the budget

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administration and school board recently discussed the costs and benefits of maintaining pools. Faced with a budget deficit, it's an important...
Borough mayoral candidates speak to issues

...We must all be responsible for allocating and spending wisely. Navarre: Under Alaska statutes, the school district administration and school board have the responsibility for developing and administering the school district budget. My philosophy...
Druce: Promote, protect healthy community

...will stress the importance of the assembly and borough administration in working with the school board and the district administration to develop a deeper understanding of their respective budgets, needs, and issues. Public service is a daunting...
School board approves budget, leans heavily on savings

...shows you the importance of fund balance." At the state level, funding for schools could be much higher than district administration had originally anticipated. The current budget is built on the assumption that no changes would be made to the...
Health care offerings need to evolve with market

...employees' paychecks and employers' budgets.District administration, employee representatives and the school board...give and take on the part of the unions and the district administration. But it's a discussion worth pursuing, not...
'Education session' not as easy as it sounds

...Peninsula School District is in better shape than others - its projected budget deficit is $4.5 million, and district administration has said that an increase in the base student allocation of $268 would solve its current funding issues.Solving...
School board budget to be approved, far from complete

...determined for the next year, Erkeneff said. At the state level, funding for schools could be much higher than district administration had anticipated at the outset of the budgetary process - though their budget projection included $1.741 million...
Funding restored for Skyview Pool

...wrote in an email that district administration would recommend funding...during its Monday meeting. District administration officials had estimated...closure of the pool. When district administration first floated the idea...
Hope for the best, but plan for the worst applied to the way our government goes about preparing budgets, too.The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administration and school board are wrestling with just that as they continue to develop a spending plan for the 2014-15 school...


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