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What others say: Governor's conference will begin much-needed revenue discussion

...already. Closer to home, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly added $4.5 million in additional funds to the local school district's budget to stave off the elimination of dozens of full-time positions in local schools.The question that...
House Finance takes up charter school education bill

...operated by the state if a charter is denied by a local school district.Co-chairman Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak...committee will be looking at what happens when a local school district denies a charter to a school, but the school wins...
Legislature 2014: Spending in focus as revenue dips

...House Bill 125 passed few years ago. In that Legislature the state guaranteed that it would cover municipal and local school district pension obligations (the state now manages pension funds for all public entities) and developed a formula that...
Actions of one are worth remembering many who serve

...may remember our son, he attended school here, went to the Boys and Girls Club and generally glided through our local school district and community. Yes, we are very proud of him, but this letter is not about him. More it's to bring attention...
Report: Area getting healthier

...Community members are definitely engaged and they want these programs," she said. Frates also mentioned the local school district and its health education classes as a driver of a community's health. John O'Brien, director of secondary...
Candidates share answers to wide-ranging questions

...Nearly 70% of our borough budget goes to the local school district. As mayor my top priority will be to work with...the financial pressure off the local taxpayers, local school district, and borough assembly. I will relentlessly fight...
School building budget grows

...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. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District wins a large prize at the local level with a five-year...


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