Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 5, 2024

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The Alaska House and Senate Education Committees hear testimony from school administrators on Feb. 5, 2024. (Eric Stone/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

School district administrators detail their challenges to lawmakers in Juneau. Plus, new mothers will now get Medicaid benefits for longer after they give birth. And, officials say more workers will help spur economic growth in Anchorage.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Jeremy Hsieh, Rhonda McBride and Emily Schwing in Anchorage

Dan Bross in Circle

Eric Stone and Yvonne Krumrey in Juneau

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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