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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-28/rhetoric-paints-inaccurat
Letters
Knudsen, Chenault ready for election day

...an issue that has been important to him for years and that he has fought for additional K-12 funding for the public school system. "We need to do some fine tuning of it, but I'm willing to work with the school district and try to find the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-28/knudsen-chenault-ready-for-election-
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-17/gather-the-facts-get-the-
Letters
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-10
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-15/proposed-constitutional-amendment
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-22/legislative-negotiators-seek-educati
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-30/union-head-says-schools-need-more-fu
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One out of every four

...services 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-06/sexual-assault-and-domestic-violence
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-09-14/corporate-model-does-not-
Letters
Shech'nutdalen: coming back to me

...and if there is anything standing in the way, do things to mitigate that." Ross said he would love to see the public school system teach Dena'inaq' as much or more than any other languages taught, but locals need to believe it can happen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-10-13-0
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