Tim Rockey, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Alaska's second-largest school district has been hit with a third lawsuit in as many weeks, this time for restraint and seclusion practices.
Mat-Su students have sued their own school district over alleged First Amendment violations for the second time in as many weeks.
A 2022 bond failed after the Anchorage School Board put $26 million toward the aging school, now estimated at more than $50 million total.
No one was killed or seriously injured in a house fire Friday afternoon in Midtown Anchorage.
The plaintiffs’ lawyers noted many of the protagonists in the challenged books are people of color or LGBTQ+ characters.