With the help of parents, professional movers and a dozen or so football players, the Juneau Community Charter School moved desk by desk into Juneau Douglas High School.
Twenty years ago, a group of parents in Juneau banded together to establish a school where they could be more directly involved in their children’s education. Ever since, the Juneau Community Charter School has offered an alternative learning environment.
Caron Smith will handle administrative duties that have grown with the K-8 school over the years.
Juneau Community Charter School enrollment levels mean the school won’t lose up to $308,000 in funding.
The residents of Juneau got a surprise today when the city was renamed after an iconic Mattel game. About 25 kids got to go to city hall to witness the “historic” event and, of course, play with the namesake.
Parents have called the placement process for the Juneau School District’s optional programs cumbersome and untimely. For Juneau’s charter school, the placement process may also be illegal.
The Juneau Community Charter School is getting a 56 percent increase to its budget through an upcoming change in state law.