Education Secretary Meets with Local Educators

Education Secretary Arne Duncan met with Anchorage school officials at a brief question and answer session on Tuesday in a gathering hosted by Cook Inlet Tribal Council.

Duncan brought welcome news to local educators: $200 million in federal stimulus dollars for Alaska to help boost educational resources. And an additional $1.2 million grant for the Anchorage School District for a program aimed at halting the Alaska Native student dropout rate.

Ellen Lockyer, APRN – Anchorage

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