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School District settles with former teacher and coach

Bill Byouer receives $150,000 after his dismissal that stemmed from the Oregon boxing incident in 2012.

Ketchikan opposes state’s motion for a stay

Ketchikan opposes state’s motion for a stayThe state has filed for a stay with the Alaska Supreme Court pending the state’s appeal of a lower court ruling in the borough’s lawsuit challenging the required local contribution for public education.

Child sex abuse survivor wants to shatter the silence with Erin’s Law

Child sex abuse survivor wants to shatter the silence with Erin’s Law"I’m not just speaking on my own behalf. I’m speaking for tens of thousands of Alaska children. And what I’m saying is, ‘Help us,'" said David Holthouse.

Bill would boost Native-language immersion schools

Bill would boost Native-language immersion schoolsNew legislation will propose a system of encouraging and supporting Native language charter schools in Alaska.

Students get early start on firefighting career

Students get early start on firefighting careerCapital City Fire/Rescue holds a Cadet Firefighter Graduation on Saturday at the Auke Bay Station.

State files motion for stay with Supreme Court

State files motion for stay with Supreme CourtThe State of Alaska has filed an emergency motion for a stay with the Alaska Supreme Court pending the state’s appeal of a lower court ruling in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s lawsuit challenging the required local contribution for public education.

Public input lacking at Juneau Schools budget forum

Public input lacking at Juneau Schools budget forumOnly one person from the public signed up to comment during the Juneau School District’s 2-hour budget forum Tuesday night.

UA plans push to increase, retain homegrown teachers

UA plans push to increase, retain homegrown teachersThe University of Alaska is planning a big push to create more homegrown teachers and shrink the annual rate of teacher turnover.

Why some Alaskans are learning the Tlingit language

Why some Alaskans are learning the Tlingit language"That’s how we’re going to make sure we can continue and nurture this language," says Nancy Keen.

Juneau School District preps for grim budget

Juneau School District preps for grim budget"You really can’t solve multimillion dollar budget crisis by cutting $5,000 here or $4,000 here," says Superintendent Mark Miller.