Adjusted for the cost of living in rural and urban areas, Alaska spends about 7% less per student than the nationwide average, according to a recent study.
Using old recordings, language experts are documenting birth speakers' hand gestures that have contextual meaning in Lingít.
Alaska's second-largest school district has been hit with a third lawsuit in as many weeks, this time for restraint and seclusion practices.
Science teacher Alice Cumps' class, in which students help hatch salmon into the wild, offers university credits and has kids competing to get in.
Mayor Dave Kiffer has temporarily renamed the city in honor of the play, at the only high school in Alaska authorized to perform it.
Mat-Su students have sued their own school district over alleged First Amendment violations for the second time in as many weeks.
Students are switching to remote learning after the city building partially collapsed onto the Diomede School Sunday morning.
The change was made in response to threats by students against the facilities, but a school administrator says he would have eventually done so anyway.
A 2022 bond failed after the Anchorage School Board put $26 million toward the aging school, now estimated at more than $50 million total.
There are efforts to change how decisions are made about which books libraries should stock and which section they belong in.
Attorney General Treg Taylor has reinterpreted a statute requiring public schools to notify parents in advance of any content involving “human reproduction” or “sexual matters.”
The plaintiffs’ lawyers noted many of the protagonists in the challenged books are people of color or LGBTQ+ characters.
Anchorage School District officials and city leaders addressed criticism over the recent cancellations of in-person school, which they say were forced by historic snowfall and unsafe streets.
Anchorage schools are "on track" to reopen Thursday, after district officials said it was unsafe to bus students Wednesday, the fourth consecutive school day of remote learning.
Some parents, including those who have had to stay home from work, have criticized the lack of plowing and the cancellation of in-person school.
The Anchorage teachers’ union announced a tentative agreement Friday on a one-year contract with a 3% pay increase.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board has come under scrutiny after some recent, controversial decisions.
The protests follow recent controversial decisions by the board, including the removal of its student representative.
The state's graduate students will be represented by a union affiliated with the United Auto Workers, after a 314-11 vote counted Friday.
The "managed accounts" program covers more than 10,000 of the 122,000-plus retirement accounts managed by the state.
“Kuhaantí” tells the story of a young orphaned girl named Saháan who is taken in by a powerful family and learns about the value of respect.
The Alaska Reads Act requires literacy screenings and help for struggling students, and its implementation is already visible in Anchorage.
The Russian Old Believer village wanted the school to focus on Russian language immersion and to follow a subsistence calendar.
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