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Crash course: Students take a lesson in Junior Achievement

...sponsors, Johnson said. Anyone can volunteer, including seniors in high school who can earn volunteer credit, parents, teachers, friends and business owners, Ellis said. Training takes about 30 minutes to an hour, followed by supplemental online materials...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-19/crash-course-students-take-a-lesson-
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School district, teachers' union reach impasse

...arbitrator will also be hired through the Seattle office of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The contracts with the teachers association and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association, which is also in negotiations with the school district...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16-0
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Voices of the Peninsula: Shedding some light on educators' pay

...upon a time, being a teacher was a respected and...Alaska paid their teachers more than any state...retirement system all of the teachers have. If we go back...they would be right. A teacher could retire in 20 years...Defined benefits ended for teachers hired 2006 and later...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-16/voices-of-the-peninsula-shedding-
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Church news

Kenai New Life to simulcast Priscilla Shirer LifeWay Christian Resources is slated to simulcast Bible teacher and best-selling author Priscilla Shirer live from New Orleans on April 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Kenai New Life Assembly is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-16/church-news
Religion
Judge orders records to be turned over in Nikiski music teacher rape case

...of records about the victim in a case against a former music teacher who is accused of repeatedly raping one of his students. Dina...former Nikiski Middle-High School choir director and music teacher, faces 16 counts of sexual abuse in varying degrees stemming...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/judge-orders-records-to-be-turned-ov
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Teacher negotiations reach impasse

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Kenai Peninsula Education Association have reached an impasse in collective bargaining negotiations. The decision was reached Wednesday during a scheduled meeting. The Seattle office of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) was contacted to appoint a mediator to the negotiations, said school district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16/teacher-negotiations-reach-impasse
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District graduation rates above national average

...and great support in our community and teachers and staff," Waclawski said. "A lot...that includes staff, counselors and teachers dedicated to monitoring student progress...schools at a level of 24.5 pupils to 1 teacher and then 'Programmatic Staffing' bumps...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/graduation-rates-above-average
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Support association, school district at impasse

...with the associations have focused on teacher and support staff salaries and health...and the support staff association and teachers association agreed later that afternoon...previous interview. The contracts with the teachers association and the Kenai Peninsula Education...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-17/support-association-school-district-
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Lawmakers plan joint session for Sunday, bucking Walker

...confirmation hearings on Friday. Confirmation hearings provide a way for legislators to vet and question nominees.A major teachers' union, NEA-Alaska, criticized Walker's picks to the board - the latest nominee, John Harmon, and Keith Hamilton...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16/lawmakers-plan-joint-session-for-sun
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Voices of the Peninsula: An open letter to the Legislature on school funding

...solidarity with the teachers and frustration that...that will cost us 100 teachers.As a teacher of 22 years with this...you the way.Every teacher I know will work the...But if there are no teachers, what's the point...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-09/voices-of-the-peninsula-an-open-l
Opinion

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