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Education board wants former commissioner back

...Education and Early Development voted unanimously Saturday to endorse a former commissioner to take the job again. Shirley Holloway was education commissioner from March 1995 until April 1999, when she retired for health reasons and was replaced...

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Education Board revises rules for school closures

...tighten rules for closing Alaska public schools. Old school closure rules written in the 1970s were outdated, said Shirley Holloway, education commissioner. The need for revisions was apparent after the abrupt three-week closure last February...

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State urges speedy reopening of Kivalina schoolf

...indefinitely,'' said Harry Gamble, spokesman for the Department of Education. He said education Commissioner Shirley Holloway is asking the school district to reopen McQueen School as quickly as possible. Students were to begin the three-day...

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Educators concerned about ethnic gap on exit exam

...low-income students floundered. Most special education students failed. ''This is not a simple issue,'' said Shirley Holloway, commissioner of Education and Early Development. ''People are going to want to look for a silver bullet and...

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State lawyer lays out legal hazards in exit test

...failed in reading. Gov. Tony Knowles has asked the Legislature to delay the exit exam requirement until 2006. Shirley Holloway, commissioner of the state Department of Education and Early Develop-ment, told the committee the state needs...

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Candidates get in, out as filing deadline nears

...Kemplen endorsed Democrat Gretchen Guess, a former aide to Gov. Tony Knowles and former Education Commissioner Shirley Holloway. Guess, who now works as a business analyst for Alaska Communications Systems, is the daughter of the late Rep...

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