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Gov handles range of questions in online town hall

...a "one-time shot," he said.Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools, Alaska Federation of Natives and NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, have called for a bigger boost in the base student allocation than what the House included...
Education bill rewrite leaves some frustrated charter school applications and allowing for students to test of our classes they've mastered.Ron Fuhrer, president of NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, said in a statement that while he appreciated the proposed increases in the base student...
Governor's education package to include funding increase

...base-student allocation. That statement was left open for interpretation in the hours that followed.Ron Fuhrer, president of NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, said it "almost feels like blackmail." Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, said her...
Voices of Alaska: Alaska should embrace educational pluralism

...recently released poll of public school teachers, funded by the NEA, stated that the lack of parental involvement was the biggest...say in the public school environment. They believe that the NEA, whose primary concern is the welfare of teachers, has the...
NEA staff agrees on contract; returns to work

...staff. ''It was all about money,'' NEA-Alaska president Rich Kronberg told the...the statewide union with other matters. NEA-Alaska professionals include four labor...and health insurance. Teachers and other NEA-Alaska members are aware that most of...
Report recommends insurance pooling for school districts

...infringe upon bargaining rights. Ron Fuhrer, the president of NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, also said mandating that...costs.The Public Education Health Trust, which was created by NEA-Alaska, provides insurance to school employees across Alaska...
Funding will be focus of education talks during session

...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 would mean a decline in benefits and coverage for a majority of its members...
Redoubt Readers Hear a Who on Dr. Seuss's 106th Birthday

...actually become part of a national campaign sponsored by the NEA known as Read Across America, but for me it's because I've got," says the Read Across America Poem written by the NEA. Additionally, to foster the love of reading and to prepare...
Seussational! Read Across America and Green Eggs & Ham at Redoubt Elementary...

...mantra at Redoubt Elementary School. Hale has celebrated the good doctor's birthday since his centennial in 2004 when the NEA's Read Across America Day felt the occasion would be a great opportunity to spark the imaginations of children across the country...
Union head says schools need more funding

...major Alaska teachers' union said Wednesday.Ron Fuhrer of NEA-Alaska told The Associated Press the state is "starving a student can get is one-on-one with a teacher.One of NEA-Alaska's priorities is an increase in the base student allocation...


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