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What others say: New PE rules should be given a workout

Physical education guidelines for students in the Juneau School District may soon be changing, and we see this change as a harbringer of benefits for students at the high school level.At a regular...
Juneau School District hires lawyer to investigate hazing

JUNEAU (AP) - The Juneau School District has hired an Anchorage attorney to help investigate alleged hazing involving high school athletes and a wooden paddle.Schools...
Juneau E-cigarette users face new but familiar rule

...e-cigarettes was adopted at a June 30 Assembly meeting. It puts into writing what some city institutions - including the Juneau School District and the Zach Gordon Youth Center - had already decided to do: put restrictions on a relatively new product that...

...Mosely said.Oil companies have appealed board assessments for eight consecutive years.JUNEAU (AP) - The Juneau School District is safe, but two recent cases of students bringing guns to school are cause for concern, spokeswoman Kristin...
What others say: Time for a new conversation about education

...problems aren't new for teachers and administrators, or for many members of the public for that matter. The Juneau School District has a program that offers taxi rides to elementary school students who move midway through the school year. The...
Program gives tools to talk about civil rights

...still brings reminders of how far is left to go. Olson listed a handful of Alaska Native administrators in the Juneau School District and the University of Alaska, as well as Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages Lance Twitchell, but...
School budgets being cut statewide don't have an increase in your operating dollars, it's going to be tough to do business," he said.Juneau School District officials face a unique challenge as the district is currently negotiating with the Juneau Education Association...
Education supporters rally amid funding talks

...BSA increase to end up around $250.If passed as-is, the current funding increase proposed would net the Juneau School District an increase of $2.1 million from the state.Even without further funding, that's enough to stave off any...
Tentative education deal overshadowed by Knik Arm

...but is hopeful that it would reverse the cuts districts are facing.Kristin Bartlett, a spokeswoman for the Juneau School District, said by email that the "increased education funding goes a long way" toward meeting the needs of Juneau schools...
Helping make a grade

...testing fees last year. "Some school districts just pay for it out of their slush fund," she said. "The Juneau school district, they've never requested reimbursement. My personal goal is to continue to spread the word about the program...


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