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Standard and Poor's downgrades Alaska rating outlook

Standard and Poor's Ratings Services lowered...house before the downgrades accelerate.Standard and Poor's wrote that the current budget...billion as of June 30, according to the Standard and Poor's report.S&P noted the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/standard-and-poors-downgrades-alaska
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New education standards increase rigor

...and incorporate other state standards, including the Cultural Standards." Valentour said the goal...to not only create a higher standard, but still allow for flexibility...via the new assessments and standards beginning in 2016. Valentour...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-08/new-education-standards-increase-rig
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New education standards increase rigor

...and incorporate other state standards, including the Cultural Standards." Valentour said the goal...to not only create a higher standard, but still allow for flexibility...via the new assessments and standards beginning in 2016. Valentour...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-08/new-education-standards-increase-rig
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House Education considers delaying standards

...new English language and mathematics standards for Alaska.House Resolution 9, sponsored...cost analysis on implementing the new standards. She noted a delay would help school districts with the transition to the new standards. Wilson said requiring the districts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-19/house-education-considers-delaying-s
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Kenai Watershed Forum study links turbidity with boat traffic, levels exceed state standards

...showing violations of state water quality standards on the Kenai River. Sunday's story...Kenai River to cause violations of state standards for drinking water, recreational use...suggested violations of state water quality standards, there had not yet been a baseline of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-15/kenai-watershed-forum-study-links-tu
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House Education puts hold on standards resolution

...intended to delay implementing new education standards suffered a serious setback Wednesday when the...third-party cost analysis of the new education standards to be conducted before the standards are put into place. The resolution also seeks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-26/house-education-puts-hold-on-standar
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Time for borough to enforce animal welfare standards

...understand that Alaska has state laws covering the minimum standards of animal care that citizens of Alaska must follow. There...dogs getting into your garbage, etc., just the minimum standards of care already on the books. I've heard that the troopers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/time-for-borough-to-enfor
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State English, math test results show room to improve

...state math and English proficiency standards, but that does not come as a surprise...nearly 73,000 students tested met AMP standards for English language arts, while 31 percent of students met math standards.Achievement levels generally decreased...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state-government/2015-11-09/state-english-math-test-
State Government
AMP test results now on their way

The State Board of Education adopted standards for the Alaska Measures of Progress and...student progress toward meeting learning standards," said school district spokesperson...whether or not a student meets state standards.Superintendent for the Matanuska-Susitna...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-10/amp-test-results-now-on-their-way
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What others say: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...past year has questioned Canada's mining standards, including if they exist. In light of...casting judgement. Even if Canada's mining standards don't match our own, there's proof now standards do exist. How high they are is still yet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-29/what-others-say-canada-can-say-no
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