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School district dropout rate continues to improve

...I call this a 'Catch-22.' We want students to remain in our villages, but we cannot guarantee a highly qualified teacher for each subject which leaves the only choice of online classes. They choose a boarding school to avoid the online...
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...Connections is offering free academic help for all students in grades 7-12. The power duo of Jake and Derek are highly qualified teachers in all the core academic areas (except world languages) for secondary students. If you would like a little extra...
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

...schools, recognizing that rural campuses have different challenges than urban ones, particularly in finding highly qualified teachers in certain disciplines, she said. It's unlikely every school in a district would align with the recommendations...
Union head says schools need more funding

...inflation. HB95 also would require that districts submit annual plans for achieving their goals and hiring "highly qualified" teachers."We've been having this conversation for at least 20 years," said Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage...
Small schools the best schools box in our hands and tell us everything you need to know is in here, we had to store it in our heads. We had qualified teachers who did not have to conform to the students dress code, morals, or any thing of the modern world. Our men teachers...
Peninsula contingent pushes bills

...efforts and rates of success in training teachers and in assisting Alaska school districts to attract and retain qualified teachers. SB 285 requires regulations setting up criteria by which the Department of Education and Early Development may...
Grant money sought for teacher housing

...also seek funding from other sources. Affordable teacher housing would benefit the school district by attracting qualified teachers to work in remote areas. The borough already has successfully completed construction of new teacher housing in the...

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Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...According to Gehrett, who heads the BAEE program, every graduate who completes this program will be "highly qualified" teachers at the elementary school level. Gehrett is "absolutely thrilled that student interns are doing their student...


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