Sixty historical world figures recently visited Auke Bay Elementary School to tell their stories.
A Democratic state lawmaker estimates a proposed constitutional amendment could cost the state around $60 million a year.
Rep. Bob Herron took to the House floor to call for a full vetting of a proposed constitutional amendment that could have a big impact on Alaska’s education system.
The Alaska Legislature will hit its halfway point this week, and an abortion bill, school vouchers and budget closeouts are among the highlights this week.
Vic Fischer appeared before the House education committee on Friday to oppose a resolution that could allow for public funding of religious schools through vouchers.
A bill that would provide funding to complete University of Alaska engineering buildings is moving forward.
The Juneau School District’s budget committee wants a nurse in every building for the next school year.
The district cut two nursing positions in this … more
The chairman of the Senate Education Committee is speaking out on last week’s decision to pull from his committee a proposed constitutional amendment that would let public money be used for private schools.
Some legislators are trying to bring vouchers to Alaska. The push for directing state funding to private schools has more momentum than its had in the past.
The Alaska House has unanimously passed a bill that calls for audits and performance reviews of state agencies.