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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...
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...
Funding will be focus of education talks during session district employees on the State of Alaska's health care plan. Opponents of the bill, including the National Education Association-Alaska, call it an attack on local control. The NEA says the bill would eliminate their health plan and...
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...
Cost of supplies often borne by teachers

...spend an average of $589 of their own money on school supplies and instructional materials each year. The National Education Association estimates teachers on average spend about $400. Friedersdorff began teaching in the district in 1978. She...
Education suit ruling expected

...argues that the state has repeatedly failed to live up to that obligation. In a press release Monday, the National Education Association-Alaska, one of the plaintiffs in the suit, said that over the past two decades while lawmakers had ?systematically...
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.
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...
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...


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