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...the district under threat of losing federal funding to meet the standard the department articulates," Blom said.School officials in states without anti-discrimination provisions for transgender residents already have been grappling with how...

...more changes coming in 2014.Some schools say the changes have been expensive and difficult to put in place, and school officials are asking Congress and the Agriculture Department to roll back some of the requirements. Their main concerns...

...confusion. Just a few weeks ago, the school's own website said leggings were banned, when apparently they were not, school officials now say. Then there was the matter of yoga pants, which are tight like leggings, but flared at the bottom. Did...
What others say: Time for a new conversation about education

...legislation requiring districts to employ a truancy officer.Bottom line: Our state's politicians, teachers, school officials and parents need to begin a series of long - and perhaps difficult and awkward - conversations about what's really...

...there are a lot of hurdles before he comes off the ventilator, comes out of the ICU and leaves the hospital."School officials posted a notice Saturday saying the school would resume classes Wednesday, a week after the attacks. Teachers will...
Elementary school students located after leaving campus

School officials at Tustumena Elementary called state troopers after two students were reported missing from their classroom. District spokesperson...
School budgets being cut statewide

...Like in Anchorage, Fairbanks school officials opted to give teachers a raise...the dispute turns out, Juneau school officials are not expecting to be able...under state law. As a result, school officials are left guessing every year...
Voices of Alaska: Politicians should understand the economic value of education

...Governor's proposal and will need to lay off 200 more school staff.In the Mat-Su, a growing school district, school officials sounded the alarm that they need better than the governor's fourth year in a row of no classroom funding increases...
What others say: Talking snow safety

...There's a lot of moving parts when it comes to snow removal and school delays and cancellations - city, state and school officials discuss and assess weather conditions hours before the school day is to begin.Schools Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich...

...Buying and training a safety dog costs between $10,000 and $15,000, she said.Schiller said it would be up to school officials to decide who will handle the dogs, what they will be trained to search for, and if a dog will be assigned to one...


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