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Around the District

...Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building...p.m. After 28 years of service in education Mr. Young is retiring as principal of...momentous achievement! Interior Distance Education Alaska Now enrolling for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-05-04/around-the-district
Schools
Letters to the editor

...geared towards the Majority, not the Minority.Enough! Fund education fully, cut the tax breaks for oil companies, break the lease...to diversify this economy, and we start by fully funding education for our youth. This is not rocket science. As legislators...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-04/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Legislators may get last word on gasline funds

...through an appropriation to the Public Education Fund. Legislative budget analysts say...July 1.An impasse over funding for education and other issues led to the Democratic...that amount typically made to the Public Education Fund, an account that holds money for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-03/legislators-may-get-last-word-on-gas
News
Honoring excellent educators

...Widaman, who teaches career technology education, was nominated for his innovative program...accolades." Widaman thanked Secondary Education Director John O'Brien, as well as...and school district Career Technology Education Coordinator Dan Bohrnsen for new classroom...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-03/honoring-excellent-educators
Schools
Voices of Alaska: The Medicaid mousetrap

...year on Medicaid. It has grown 149 percent in the last 10 years, and will eventually overwhelm the entire budget including education. Expansion will add around 40,000 people to those rolls and by 2022 is estimated to be costing the state around $36 million...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/voices-of-alaska-the-medicaid-mou
Opinion
Peninsula Clarion editorial: Time to watch for two-wheeled vehicles

...accidents across the state. The Southern Peninsula chapter of A.B.A.T.E., Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education, reminded drivers to take a second look, use turn signals and avoid distractions while driving, such as cell phone use...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-02/peninsula-clarion-editorial-time-
Opinion
Rich Lowry: Baltimore, a Great Society failure

...mother of six. What is Obama offering in response to this deep, decades-long decline? Among other things, more pre-K education and job training, even though these programs have a long history of ineffectiveness. The imperative in Baltimore should...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/ruch-lowry-baltimore-a-great-soci
Opinion
Bob Franken: Spreading violence

...upside down, insisting that those at the top provide the means for us to guarantee that every young person can have access to education, health care and nutrition. The jobs that are shipped to low-wage countries need to remain here, and profit-swollen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-02/bob-franken-spreading-violence
Opinion
New wildlife refuge visitor center opens

...cottonwood. "For me, as an educational specialist here at the refuge, I wanted to make it very kid-friendly," said education specialist Michelle Ostrowski. "I wanted to make it very tactile and multi-sensory." Bringing the previous 30-year-old...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/new-wildlife-refuge-visitor-center-o
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Walker says he won't rescind special session proclamation

...needed from members of the Democratic-led minority to meet the necessary threshold, but they opposed the budget's cuts to education and its failure to honor negotiated pay increases in union contracts, among other things. Democrats also wanted expanded...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-29/walker-says-he-wont-rescind-special-
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