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What others say: Time for a new conversation about education

...beyond increases to student funding and more school choices for parents.A statewide survey funded by the National Education Association-Alaska asking teachers what factors they believe are inhibiting student learning was released Friday, and...
Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan

...Begich's campaign. It came as the NEA Advocacy Fund, a super political action committee affiliated with the National Education Association, a major teachers' union, unveiled an ad criticizing the settlement. Sullivan campaign spokesman Mike...
What others say: Education reform shouldn't be rushed

...importantly, is the education reform touted in HB278 and SB139 the change Alaska needs? A survey paid for by the National Education Association-Alaska reveals a different problem. According to educators surveyed, factors outside school walls are...
Waisanen: Everybody should have a choice

...a $1,000 donation from the Alaska Public Employees Association. Waisanen has also been endorsed by the National Education Association. Campaigning this season for Waisanen has included sending out a mailer, attending a debate forum hosted...
Parents can help keep schools safe

...ways to respond to bullying. Help your child value individual differences in schoolmates. Keep the lines of communication open with your child. The above infomraiton was provided by the National Education Association--Alaska.
Winning Tips For Year-Round School Success

...students to keep that enthusiasm and momentum going all year long,? said Reg Weaver, president of the National Education Association (NEA). ?When the butterflies from the first day of school settle and the shiny new school supplies have...
Business Briefs

...The board oversees Central Peninsula Hospital. Salo is a retired teacher, former president of Alaska's National Education Association and a former legislator. She also worked for six years with the Alaska Children's Trust, a non-profit...
Lawmakers prep for 1st full week

...grappling with how to deal with $11 billion in unfunded pension liabilities. A major union in the state, National Education Association-Alaska, supports a return to defined benefits. The bill would give new and current employees the option...
Parents should have choice in educating children

...child. The current cost for non-public schools is between 1/2 to 2/3 the cost of public schools. The National Education Association vehemently opposes this legislation as do some members of local school boards and school superintendents...
Negotiations continue between district, associations

...said. Druce said the dues for KPEA members is $1152 for full time teachers, which include $178 for the National Education Association, $647 for the state level, $312 for the local level and $15 for a political action fee. "When you're...


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