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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...
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...
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...
Southeast Island District moves to 4-day week

...this school year.Superintendent Lauren Burch said the change had been talked about for a few years, but the district administration didn't give the idea much thought. During the 2011-12 school year, Burch petitioned the Alaska Department...
With decision made, time to focus on transition

...regarding names, colors and mascots for the reconfigured Soldotna schools. With that settled, the board and district administration can now move on to the task of making sure the transition is as smooth as possible.The school board's decision...
Soldotna plans more meetings for SAD projects

...Soldotna has scheduled additional opportunities for dialogue with residents affected by special assessment districts.Administration held open houses for SAD projects this summer giving property owners the opportunity to meet with city employees...
KPBSD releases Adequate Yearly Progress report

...Peninsula Borough School District schools didn't meet their goals. However, 30 schools did make their goals and district administration said AYP tests doesn't provide the whole picture of student achievement. While the district considers the...


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