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School district reviews AMP results, seeks delay in next test

...other "Big 5" school districts, which include the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, the Anchorage School District and the Juneau School District, said O'Brien. While the results...
Board of education raises temporary employee wages

...2015-2016 school year included a substitute pay rate comparison among the Anchorage School District, Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Juneau School District and Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. The Kodiak Island Borough...

...but the federal department doesn't set any requirements in that area.Six of the 10 schools in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District that start before 8:30 a.m. are middle or high schools. Just more than two-thirds of the district's...
Schools around Alaska receive threatening calls

...they were investigating the calls but could not provide details. The Fort Wainwright school in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District was called Monday, prompting a campus lockdown. Students were later bused a couple blocks to a youth...
What others say: Bills would leave projects in limbo

...lengthy, multi-year renovation of 55-year-old Barnette Magnet School, the oldest school in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Fairbanks voters previously approved bond packages for the first two phases.It was hoped the final...
Fairbanks school district seeing a teacher shortage

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A teacher shortage felt across the country has reached Alaska, leaving Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials with a high number of positions to fill. Officials last week had 21 certified teaching positions...
Number of homeless students in school district grows

...King said. The Anchorage School District reports more than 3,000 homeless students each year and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District reports more than 400, she said. If enrollment continues along current trends, numbers may prove...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...the salary scale if tenure did not exist," Stevens said.Bill Ernst, with the teacher's union at Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, said the length of a tenure track should stay at the current three years for the entire state. He...
School budgets being cut statewide

School districts statewide are expecting to continue slashing their budgets heading into the next school year.
School building budget grows

Construction spending for the schools gets another boost this year, and there are several projects to account for it. The Associated General Contractors of Alaska and Institute of Social and Economic Research forecast that education-related construction spending will get a 15 percent boost over last year to the tune of $408 million. AGC's forecast states the increase comes from a $397 million state bond package passed in 2010 in addition to more local school district spending.


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