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School board candidates weigh in on issues

...and celebrated throughout the school district. The KPBSD was and continues to be instrumental in the development of new teacher and principal evaluations that focus on performance and innovation. Not only are we making progress, we are also setting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-30/school-board-candidates-weigh-in-
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Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...teachers who haven't been on the job as long."Too often when the budget gets tight, it is first in and first out for new teachers even if some of them have proven they are rock stars," Wilson said.Committee Chairman Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-31/senate-panel-considers-dual-track-te
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Which resource is more valuable?

...particularly here in Alaska. In 1976 the beginning salary for a new teacher in the Kenai Peninsula Borough was about $26,000. This salary was based on the new teacher's investment of 4 years of study, of thousands of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-06/which-resource-is-more-va
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Choir sings to school board, crowd Monday night

...other agenda items. Approved items included budget transfers, resignations, 2013-2014 Long-term Substitute and new teacher contracts and leave of absence requests. Approval of Science and Social Studies curriculum was postponed to January's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-03/chior-sings-to-school-board-crowd-mo
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Positive notes: School board meeting starts off with musical performance

...items on the agenda were approved, including approval of resignations, approval of long term substitute contracts and new teacher contracts and board policy approvals on health examinations, performance scholarships, Alaska Performance Scholarship...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-05/school-board-meeting-starts-off-with
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Cook Inlet Tribal Council to share culture, educate youth through video games

...technology is improving and as educators are realizing the need for developing in youth 21st-century skills, those new teachers are looking for ways to bring video games into the classroom, Gershenfeld said. Video games make learning more relevant...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-02/cook-inlet-tribal-council-to-share-c
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NNS first day marked by new principal, parking lot renovations

...atmosphere, typically chaotic and loud mid-year, on the first day is quiet, with students working hard to impress their new teacher. "Look at my flower, teacher," said a student holding up her work. "It is beautiful," she said in her southern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-20-0
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Alaska's most valuable resource

...assessment, their proficiency rate in math went from 90 percent to 38 percent! We need to prepare our youngsters.3. New Teacher Evaluation System - Changing to a system of teacher evaluation that includes student performance (as it should) is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-03-31/alaskas-most-valuable-resource
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KPBSD board hears public comment

...will have to deal with. The board went on to unanimously approve several long-term substitute teacher contracts, new teacher contracts, resignations and tentative teacher contracts. Other revisions included resolutions to support a lighted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-15/kpbsd-board-hears-public-comment
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Volunteers receive Golden Apple awards at board meeting

...agenda. The items included: the pay schedule for substitutes and other temporary employees, approval of 2013-2014 new teacher contracts, non-tenure teacher contracts, resignations and high school qualifying exam waiver requests, as well...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-06/volunteers-recieve-golden-apple-awar
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