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Cal Thomas: Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

...we have 105,000 kids who are in underperforming or failing schools." He wants to fix traditional schools, pay good teachers more, giving bonuses to the best, and expand vocational education to every high school in the state. "We have the...
Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat not happy with how education has been funded during the last few years. He said it is difficult to attract the best teachers with instability that disrupts school staffing decisions."Education is one area where we can't compromise...
Rocky Knudsen: State needs to be more efficient that focuses on the industries in Alaska so more Alaskans will be employed. We need to employ and retain the best teachers available. We can do this by allowing teachers and other public employees to return to a defined benefit retirement...
Thompson touts balanced, fiscally conservative position

...district's focus should be on hiring and paying for better teachers, which ultimately benefits the community as a whole. "If you had good teachers in a garage, the students would do well," Thompson...
School board: Holt, Yerly run for District 7 seat

...instruction into their curriculum three years ago as part of the 2012-2017 Kenai Peninsula School District Strategic Plan. Good teachers incorporate differentiation with their students, Holt said. River City Academy is a performance-based school that...
Pioneer Potluck: About Dad, the farmer

...would play good music as I tried to keep up on the piano. He very patiently taught me to play along with him. He was a good teacher. He played for square dances with my piano teacher Kathryn Sutherland, in the Sutherland barn. Those dances did not...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...Alaska, while allowing for urban districts to weed out marginal teachers who have built up seniority in favor of better teachers who haven't been on the job as long."Too often when the budget gets tight, it is first in and first out for...
Community asks to keep Skyview pool open

...McIndoe said she swims at the pool three times a week. Swimming is a great stress reliever and it helps her to be a better teacher, she said. Peggy Larson, of Soldotna, said she has been swimming at the pool for two years for her health...
Skyview coach offers tips at skate ski clinic

...He stops you on the trail and points out all the bad habits and little things you're not going to know. He is a good teacher."Brenda Ahlberg first tried skate skiing last year and purchased her equipment from Wilderness Way when it was cheaper...
Mrs. Verda Blanche Malatesta Bice

...and tracking trips to Canada and Alaska. Mom taught us about horses, gardening and life on the farm. She was a good teacher. She had the heart of a saint and loved animals like her children. Mom participated and traveled to all sporting events...


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