Education

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)

Opinion: State’s budget climate puts value of Alaska’s higher education at risk

Thousands of students could be affected by a governor veto.

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

This state needs locally trained teachers.

Opinion: University of Alaska is committed to preparing our future teachers
Juneau School District and educators reach deal

Juneau School District and educators reach deal

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

Juneau School District and educators reach deal
Live: School board close to finalizing 3-year agreements with educators

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

Live updates from the Juneau School District board meeting.

Live: School board close to finalizing 3-year agreements with educators
Opinion: Forget the national average: University of Alaska requires a higher level of state investment

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.

Opinion: Forget the national average: University of Alaska requires a higher level of state investment
University officials to consider having one University of Alaska, not three
University officials to consider having one University of Alaska, not three
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)
Property tax bills could be going up. Here’s how much it will affect homeowners
Property tax bills could be going up. Here’s how much it will affect homeowners
Superintendent: State budget cuts will hurt students

Superintendent: State budget cuts will hurt students

Plenty of food for thought at chamber luncheon.

Superintendent: State budget cuts will hurt students
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)
Bill would delay new school construction for another five years
Bill would delay new school construction for another five years
School district hires new director of student services

School district hires new director of student services

The search began in January.

School district hires new director of student services
Planet or plastic? Students do their part to protect oceans
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Planet or plastic? Students do their part to protect oceans

A shark and a dolphin taught valuable lesson to students.

Planet or plastic? Students do their part to protect oceans
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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)
District and education support staff may have a deal
District and education support staff may have a deal
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)