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Rhetoric paints inaccurate picture of local education system

A recent opinion piece on a local radio station's website made the oft heard claim that our country's public school system is failing. The comments were broad, without citation and stated that all improvement attempts have failed...
Legislative negotiators seek education resolution

...too, from members of the public and other lawmakers that they weren't getting the value they wanted from the public school system."The concern is that we want to see some performance improvements before we, the Legislature, step up and...
Gather the facts, get the full story

...duplicable was avoided. Having your PhD degree revoked did not appear to be a desirable result. As a product of our public school system, a private college, and several state universities and a science-math teacher for 10 years in Kenai Central...
Proposed constitutional amendment would degrade quality of education

...and socio-economic disadvantages, who will readily accept them and provide the same quality of service as the public school system? In all of these cases the state's public schools have been required to develop systems of care that deliver...
Stormtroopers, a Wookie and a CPAC

...pupil than any state in the nation; we're number 32 in results. It's not just about putting more money in the public school system, it's trying something new and that's what charter schools are all about." Rescuing children has always...
Obesity, physical education and sports... hmmm?

...competitive sports programs has shown itself to be a big, fat mistake that we should undo. The hallmark of the public school system in America is the efficient delivery of essential skills to the masses. At the top of the essentials list must...
Union head says schools need more funding

JUNEAU - The state's public school system needs more funding if goals like the 90 percent graduation rate set by the governor are to be met, the president of a major Alaska...
One out of every four advocate at the LeeShore's emergency shelter. She said 12 percent of the children in the Peninsula's public school systems have been sexually assaulted by a boyfriend or girlfriend. In Kenai, domestic violence arrests have jumped from...
Giessel, Devon square off for Senate District N

...voters know that, I've certainly sent that message out often. I am not trying to tear apart and remove the public school system. I do believe parents should have the option to choose where their child goes to school and I believe the state's...
Corporate model does not work for education

...Emmanuel and the national educational policies of Race to the Top. Having greatly benefited from our American public school system and the many dedicated teachers, administrators and parents, the GI bill, state universities and a life of learning...


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