Most programs will focus on language arts, math and science, but some art, and P.E. options are available as well.
New science standards being considered don’t shy away from attributing it to an increase of human activity. But how that’s taught in the classroom could be up to interpretation.
Gastineau Community School has been renamed Sayéik Gastineau Community School. The Juneau School Board voted unanimously to add the traditional Tlingit name, which loosely translates to “spirit helper.”
Juneau schools are requiring kids to meet tougher curriculum standards. The new standards are being introduced during the district’s six-year curriculum review.
Nicola Campbell’s “Shin-chi’s Canoe” depicts life in an Indian boarding school.
Lucy Potter has been the interim principal since the start of the school year.
Teacher Shgen George says the texts are condescending and trivialize the true experiences of Native people.
Auke Bay Elementary scored the highest in the district with 93.91.