Principals from Alaska’s top-ranked charter school point to a variety of reasons for their success.
The school board will vote on the final budget proposal next week.
Members heard about the closures of Ben Eielson Jr./Sr. High School and Ticasuk Brown Elementary School, as well as the possibility of closing two more elementary schools.
Three members representing areas off the road system voted against a key procedural question, throwing the future of the bill into limbo.
This year’s job shadow day saw about 25 business participants, including Marathon Petroleum, Duke’s Transmission, Full Auto Repair and more.
Police say the paraprofessional “put his hands” on a Baxter Elementary student following a disagreement on the playground.
Lori Townsend and her guests discuss the ways they incorporate traditional knowledge and culture into practical lessons about biology and outdoor skills.
Leaders of the state House and Senate say they've found some common ground, but education funding remains a key sticking point.
In a news conference on Wednesday, Dunleavy said he was skeptical that a pension plan would make a significant difference in recruiting young people.
Juneau School District leaders are considering closing or reorganizing schools and cutting staff, as they face a nearly $8 million budget deficit.
The budget is balanced by using most of the district’s savings.
"We are struggling in the worst crisis Alaska has ever seen in terms of turnover. We can't recruit teachers," said Lisa Parady, who leads the Alaska Council of School Administrators.
Senate Bill 173, from Republican Shelley Hughes, received its first hearing last week and has received a tide of opposition.
A new study ranks Alaska's charter schools No. 1 in the nation. Gov. Mike Dunleavy has cited the study in calls to expand charter schools.
The lawsuit alleges that the district violated the student’s constitutional rights to privacy and equal protection.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy implored Alaskans and lawmakers to capitalize on the state’s natural resources in his annual State of the State address Tuesday.
Hundreds of protestors gathered in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Monday to call for an increase in education funding.
Cat Walker is the second Alaskan finalist for the national award in as many years.
Young members of the Knik Tribe go ice fishing to learn about subsistence harvests.
The legislation includes priorities important to many Republicans in the Alaska House, but some key lawmakers say they have doubts.
“The thing we need from the public is an awareness and an acceptance that nobody is coming out untouched,” one school board member said. “Nobody.”
Most schools in the state experience “extreme” levels of absenteeism, which can harm student outcomes.
Romig Middle School staff canceled after-school activities Thursday when they learned of the case. The school is being disinfected, pending test results.
The vote failed 33-26. Three quarters of the combined bodies, or 45 votes, would have been required to override the veto.
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