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Ruffled feathers aside, it's time to focus on the budget

...have concerns with the borough mayor dictating fiscal policy to the school district, which is overseen by a duly elected school board. As recent court action has shown, school district policy comes under the purview of the Legislature, not the...
School board Homer bound

...educate every child regardless of race, ability, religion, economic circumstance or special needs," and through elected school boards, public schools "are directly accountable to the citizens of the community for the expenditure of public funds...
Forum draws light turnout students shopping around for the easiest teachers to assure receiving straight A grades; she moved to get elected school board members out of the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS); and she has worked to correct the area cost differential...
School board: 7 or 9?

...every member needs to be elected by everybody," Anderson said. "I want to see the best candidate possible elected." School board member Margaret Gilman, who is running for her seat again this year, added that a district-based election...
School funding approved

...does not have the authority to dictate to the district how it should arrange its budget. That is the duty of the elected school board. In addition, there were questions whether such grants would amount to funding outside the cap. Eventually...
Court battle continues

...Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers in the latter's suit over the seating of re-elected school board and assembly members last fall. ACT sued the borough late last year claiming the municipality and the school district...


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