Representatives from 17 Alaska school districts headed to Seattle this past weekend to recruit new teachers.
The Juneau School Board voted Tuesday to contract Ray and Associates, which is based in Iowa with an office in Tacoma, Wash.
While the Legislature is still hammering out how much money to put toward the base student allocation, the Senate Finance Committee has included a major injection of funds in their version of the operating budget.
House Bill 233, requiring school districts to implement sexual abuse education, gets bipartisan support.
Two bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.
Contrary to what community members may have thought, Lisa Worl said Gelbrich made an effort to become part of the community.
"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."
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.
Juneau Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich critiques the school system in his resignation letter.
Last weekend, the One People Canoe Society held a two-day paddle-making workshop in Wrangell.