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Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonight

Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonightThe Juneau School District expects next year’s deficit to be $2.5 million.

Superintendent responds to book controversy

Superintendent responds to book controversyMark Miller said curriculum materials don’t meet the needs of students in Alaska.

Decision due soon on ‘distorted’ school texts depicting Native tragedies

Decision due soon on ‘distorted’ school texts depicting Native tragediesTeacher Shgen George says the texts are condescending and trivialize the true experiences of Native people.

Grants will bring classes, medical care to villages

Grants will bring classes, medical care to villagesA federal grant will help expand class options for some Prince of Wales Island students.

Superior Court rules Alaska education funding mandate unconstitutional

Superior Court Judge William Carey says boroughs are not required to help pay for public education. In his ruling, he says that the contribution is, essentially, a tax earmarked for a special purpose, which violates the state Constitution.

ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school program

ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school programThe Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program's free Middle School Academies never had enough slots for interested students.

My Brother’s Keeper program comes to Southeast

My Brother’s Keeper program comes to SoutheastSoutheast Alaska’s Tlingit and Haida Central Council has joined My Brother’s Keeper, a nationwide effort to help young men of color succeed.

Juneau School Board eliminates budget committee, resolves activities fund deficit

Juneau School Board eliminates budget committee, resolves activities fund deficit"I’m going to miss the input. We had several community members who, over the years, have contributed a great deal to the discussion," says Barbara Thurston.

Juneau School District, support staff reach new contract agreement

Juneau School District, support staff reach new contract agreementThe Juneau School District and Juneau Education Support Staff have a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract.

After nearly 30 years, Juneau service agency SAGA on verge of folding

After nearly 30 years, Juneau service agency SAGA on verge of foldingActing board chair Matt Smith says the board is fighting as hard as it can to keep SAGA alive.