My Turn: Marijuana before education: Pace of policy changes tell of importance

I just ended a seven-year job in public service. I was a school teacher. For seven years, I fought to change things. Read more

My Turn: 'Coming out' on pot

I did not want to join the debate on legalizing marijuana in Alaska. By joining this debate, I am forced to leave the closet I've... Read more

My Turn: Do you know your double negatives?

SBA testing will begin early in April. SBA testing is the state assessment that helps teachers decide if students are making acceptable progress and whether... Read more

In defense of heroes

There are school districts in our state who have cut counselors from schools. The running joke in these communities is that counselors are people who... Read more

How to save money in education

For quite some time I've had an idea to save money for the Juneau School District. It's been my understanding that the administrators of Juneau,... Read more

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