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Alaska board seeks input on literacy screenings waiver

...December when the Birch Tree Charter School appeared before the board. The school, which is part of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, requested regulation language to allow for a waiver for literacy screenings. School officials told...
School building budget grows

...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 $214 million bond package and no shortage...
Round 'em up: Event tests driving skills of Alaska bus drivers

...maintain and keep it on the road." School bus safety competition result First: Robert Parrish, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. Second: James Smith, Fairbanks School District. Third: Tigger Newman, Kenai Peninsula Borough...
Alaska's cowboys recite poetry

...said he couldn't find any cab driver poets. Bonnell, who has been a mechanical foreman for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District for the past 18 years, dressed for the part. He wore Levis, scuffed brown boots, a straw hat and...
Going down

...Development Adequate Yearly Progress worksheet published in December of 2011. By comparison, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District had a graduation rate of 70 percent for the same time frame and the Anchorage School District had a...
Schools get graded

The Alaska Policy Forum recently rated schools throughout the state, and graded them the same way schools grade their students - with letters grades A, B, C, D or F.
Labor Department wants employers to target Alaskans options that are available to them. To make his point, he pointed to the website of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District's Career and Technical Education Department. On the site, students can pick a career path, such...
Teacher-recognition program coming to borough

...The teachers program began in Anchorage and Fairbanks four years ago and has since expanded to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. Gallagher said a lack of recognition for teachers prompted the program. "As parents, we know the...
District employees vote 'no confidence' in superintendent

...The classified staff was offered 0 percent (the first year)," he said. "The situation in (the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District) pitted the certified versus the classified. I think there's a bit of that here, too." The associations...


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