After weathering a pandemic and years of stagnant state education funding, Weiss said it felt like the right time to move on after 39 years in education.
The apology said the Religious Society of Friends ran around 30 schools for Native youth in the U.S., with the intention of forcing Indigenous children to assimilate into white society.
Muldoon launched a write-in campaign less than two weeks before the election. And he won. It was the first time someone in Juneau had won any election as a write-in in almost 30 years.
Transgender youth face challenges in school that most students don’t — like finding a gender-neutral bathroom or asking to be called by a different name.
Superintendent Bridget Weiss said the school district will focus on ventilation in buildings and encouraging people to stay home if they are sick.
Barring write-in candidates, all five incumbents seeking reelection to the Juneau Assembly and Juneau Board of Education are running unopposed.
The extension is meant to allow the board to review the results of its third-party investigation before renewing the contract for the full year.
Juneau Police, the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the District Attorney’s office and NANA are all investigating the incident.
The district did not say who delivered the pallet of floor sealant.
Students have been practicing the new name for months. It was proposed to the district Board of Education in April.