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School board approves budget that cuts teachers, adds curriculum

School board approves budget that cuts teachers, adds curriculum

“A lot of teachers who want to wait or aren’t supportive of a curriculum may not have the same high-needs students in their buildings.”

386 projects entered in Alaska state science fair

Sixty-nine schools across the state sent projects to the 59th annual Alaska State Science and Engineering Fair.

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

It’s 4 o’ clock in the afternoon and 12-year-old John Barresi’s school day ended an hour ago. But the sixth grader is still hanging out at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School working on a project.

Outgoing superintendent critiques school system

Outgoing superintendent critiques school system

Juneau Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich critiques the school system in his resignation letter.

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Last weekend, the One People Canoe Society held a two-day paddle-making workshop in Wrangell.

University President says gun bill unacceptable

University President says gun bill unacceptable

UA President Pat Gamble says a bill permitting concealed handguns on campus is unacceptable.

University, state timber offerings planned near Petersburg

University, state timber offerings planned near Petersburg

The UA lands office is offering two timber sales on Mitkof Island south of Petersburg this year.

Rewrite of campus gun bill proposed

Rewrite of campus gun bill proposed

A rewrite of the gun bill would limit concealed carry to those at least 21 years old who hold a concealed handgun permit.

Supporters raise $1 million for new Mendenhall Valley library

Supporters raise $1 million for new Mendenhall Valley library

Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries presented an oversize check for $775,000 to the Juneau Assembly on Monday.

Senate Education hears grants for correspondence

The Alaska Senate Education Committee plans a Monday hearing a bill for creating a grant program to assist correspondence studies.