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Senate expected to vote on its budget plan Friday

...hours up until 30 minutes after the end of the school day currently must fall under the standards, department spokesman Eric Fry said by email. On Tuesday, House State Affairs is set to hear a bill from Rep. Lynn Gattis to repeal a state policy...
Atwater: State should request NCLB waiver

...own accountability system, and they want the states to link teacher evaluations in some way with student data," said Eric Fry, Department of Education and Early Development information officer. Fry said Alaska is already working on implementing...
Pre-K program draws skeptics: State funding, qualifications concern daycare owners

...cohesiveness among childcare providers. While the pilot program awaits approval along with the state operating budget, Eric Fry, spokesman for the DOE, said if passed, school districts could apply to take part in the program, with funding being...
Study doesn't take into account all information

...problem. But it is not helpful to try to assess the problem with faulty methods or to denigrate schools with false labels. Eric Fry Information officer Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
New test evaluates career skills

...for the work force, and for different jobs within it. Alaska Department of Education and Early Development spokesman Eric Fry said the tests are mandatory, but not high stakes. "There are no consequences for them (students)," he said...
Going down

...students were enrolled in high school. "It's the percentage of ninth graders who graduate four years later," explained Eric Fry, information officer for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. "Excluded from this calculation...
Making the grade: District makes AYP in 29 of 31 categories

...district's high scores overall "point to the fact that when you have lots of different sub groups it's hard to make it." Eric Fry, the public information officer for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, said that the...


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