LISTEN: Distance education looks different across Alaska. How are students doing?

(Joey Mendolia/Alaska Public Media)

Summer vacation is just around the corner for young Alaskans, but with schools shut down across the state, students and teachers have been trying to maintain lesson plans and communication outside of their classrooms. Many families have low or no internet connection available in their homes, so how well does remote teaching work and what might it portend for the start of classes in the fall?

HOST: Lori Townsend

  • April Eide, President, Alaska PTA
  • Tim Parker, President, NEA Alaska


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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