Education

Senators weigh extending bond debt moratorium

Senators weigh extending bond debt moratorium

Bond payments could come back, but at lower rates.

Senators weigh extending bond debt moratorium
Schools are holding fast in a time of deep cuts
Schools are holding fast in a time of deep cuts
University cuts are difficult, but manageable, UA president says
University cuts are difficult, but manageable, UA president says
Moving company, garden club offers scholarships

Moving company, garden club offers scholarships

Two scholarship opportunities for Juneau’s youth.

Moving company, garden club offers scholarships
Without state payments, how will cities repay school bonds? Higher taxes, most likely
Without state payments, how will cities repay school bonds? Higher taxes, most likely
Gov. Mike Dunleavy talks with students at Turnagain Elementary School in Anchorage during a press conference unveiling the Alaska Reads Act Wednesday. (Office of the Governor | Austin McDaniel)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy talks with students at Turnagain Elementary School in Anchorage during a press conference unveiling the Alaska Reads Act Wednesday. (Office of the Governor | Austin McDaniel)
The Juneau School District’s adminstration buidling is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Juneau School District’s adminstration buidling is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                Stella Tallmon, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, was one of 104 students picked across the country to take part in the U.S. Senate Youth Program in March.
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                Stella Tallmon, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, was one of 104 students picked across the country to take part in the U.S. Senate Youth Program in March.
Michael Clinkscales, a former sea pilot in whose memory the scholarship was created. (Courtesy photo | Clinkscales family)
Michael Clinkscales, a former sea pilot in whose memory the scholarship was created. (Courtesy photo | Clinkscales family)
The Juneau School District’s administration building is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget would not mean more money for the district, administrators said. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau School District’s administration building is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget would not mean more money for the district, administrators said. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Riverbend Elementary School Interim Principal Elizabeth Pisel-Davis interviews for a permanent position in front of a panel at Riverbend on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A new principal could be around the Riverbend

Riverbend Elementary School’s interim principal interviews for position.

Riverbend Elementary School Interim Principal Elizabeth Pisel-Davis interviews for a permanent position in front of a panel at Riverbend on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
JAHMI Health & Wellness, Inc. is the location for the monthly Inside Passage Mental Health Speaker Series. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Healing in the classroom: Juneau school tries new tack to help students

Glacier Valley staff talk about a different way of teaching and healing.

JAHMI Health & Wellness, Inc. is the location for the monthly Inside Passage Mental Health Speaker Series. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Students at Yaakoosgé Daakahídi Alternative High School prepare to leave the Marie Drake Building after school on May 25, 2015.
Students at Yaakoosgé Daakahídi Alternative High School prepare to leave the Marie Drake Building after school on May 25, 2015.
Superintendent’s contract extended to 2023
Superintendent’s contract extended to 2023
Statewide school performance assessments are in. Here’s how Juneau students did.
Statewide school performance assessments are in. Here’s how Juneau students did.
Opinion: Changes in education will only happen through local involvement

Opinion: Changes in education will only happen through local involvement

K-12 state funding may not be so fortunate next year.

Opinion: Changes in education will only happen through local involvement
Help evaluate Juneau School District’s superintendent
Help evaluate Juneau School District’s superintendent
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen in 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen in 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
With state government shutdown looming, university preparing for late, reduced budget
With state government shutdown looming, university preparing for late, reduced budget
Opinion: University of Alaska is committed to preparing our future teachers
Opinion: University of Alaska is committed to preparing our future teachers