Planning is underway for U.S.S. Juneau memorial events.
A new literacy program for young children will begin next month in the Juneau schools, thanks to a 75-thousand dollar gift from Coeur Alaska, owners of the Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau.
UAS officials emailed a security alert to students yesterday evening warning students to be on the look out for William Warden.
Alaska abuse shelters throughout the state took in more victims last year, according to the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
More than 3,100 students are enrolled at three University of Alaska Southeast campuses for the fall semester.
The memorial gift from the Emma G. Widmark Estate was given in the name of her father, Dr. Alfred E. Widmark. It will be used to permanently endow the University of Alaska Southeast Alaska Native and Rural Student Center support fund.
The Juneau School District is holding its annual School Summit Thursday evening. Billed as a report card to the public, school administrators will explain the school district vision, the strategic plan, academic progress as well as indicators of success.
The Juneau School District and Juneau Education Association have reached a tentative agreement for a new one-year contract.
The state of Alaska in September will ask the federal government to approve new education standards to replace the so-called No Child Left Behind program.
Less than half Alaska public schools made “adequate yearly progress” last year under the federal education law.