Education

Juneau School District School Board Vice President Dan DeBartolo looks at his meeting packet during budget discussions Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Marathon school board meeting results in budget amendments, heated special education funding talk

Juneau School District Board of Education had its work cut out for it.

Juneau School District School Board Vice President Dan DeBartolo looks at his meeting packet during budget discussions Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Juneau schools try to set budget off current law, not governor’s proposed budget

Budget would still draw about half a million dollars from reserves.

Mathletes compete in 2019 regional math contest

Recognitions for the week of March 3, 2019.

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Governor proposes cutting almost half of university’s total operating budget

It would be the largest budget cut in the university’s 100-year history.

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Opinion: University of Alaska Anchorage focused on reapplying for accreditation

UAA chancellor: We have learned a lot from this experience.

STEM Corner: Growing career paths through science

Students should not fret about being on a specific track.

University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen, left, listens to Dr. Steve Atwater, Executive Dean of the university’s new Alaska College of Education, during an interview at the University of Alaska Southeast on Friday, August 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen, left, listens to Dr. Steve Atwater, Executive Dean of the university’s new Alaska College of Education, during an interview at the University of Alaska Southeast on Friday, August 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
School buses drop students off at Thunder Mountain High School on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
School buses drop students off at Thunder Mountain High School on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

At town hall, Juneau residents worry about budget cuts

Locals crowded into a local library to voice their concerns.

Opinion: UAS accreditation in good standing

Recent finding about UAA’s Education program is regrettable.

University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen, left, listens to Dr. Steve Atwater, Executive Dean of the Alaska College of Education, during an interview at the University of Alaska Southeast on Friday, August 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen, left, listens to Dr. Steve Atwater, Executive Dean of the Alaska College of Education, during an interview at the University of Alaska Southeast on Friday, August 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alan Thomas Soltys-Gray fishes for salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Tony Soltys)
Alan Thomas Soltys-Gray fishes for salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Tony Soltys)

University of Alaska Anchorage’s teaching programs lose accreditation

The university is not allowed to recommend students to the state for licensure without accreditation.