Education

Juneau School District and educators reach deal

They won’t have to do this again for a while.

Live: School board close to finalizing 3-year agreements with educators

Live updates from the Juneau School District board meeting.

Opinion: Forget the national average: University of Alaska requires a higher level of state investment

Alaska stands out as one of the most unique states in our report.

Bailey Wery Tagaban, left, Thomas Ferlauto, center, and Jordan Bluett are graduating from high school this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Bailey Wery Tagaban, left, Thomas Ferlauto, center, and Jordan Bluett are graduating from high school this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Students with the Tlingit Culture Language & Literacy program at Harborview Elementary School dance during the 5th Grade Promotion ceremony held in the clan house at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Students with the Tlingit Culture Language & Literacy program at Harborview Elementary School dance during the 5th Grade Promotion ceremony held in the clan house at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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(Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
(Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Superintendent: State budget cuts will hurt students

Plenty of food for thought at chamber luncheon.

School board members said Monday that the challenges facing the Juneau School District are “unprecedented,” and asked for continued support from the CBJ Assembly. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
School board members said Monday that the challenges facing the Juneau School District are “unprecedented,” and asked for continued support from the CBJ Assembly. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
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Planet or plastic? Students do their part to protect oceans

A shark and a dolphin taught valuable lesson to students.

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Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Former Juneau educator interviews for principal position

She hopes her career continues where it began.

Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)