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Regents to mull University of Alaska tobacco ban

Regents to mull University of Alaska tobacco banThe University of Alaska Board of Regents will consider implementing a tobacco ban on all campuses.

Juneau schools to replace controversial texts with local history

Juneau schools to replace controversial texts with local historySuperintendent Mark Miller urges community to come together "to document and tell your truth."

Capital Transit meeting at UAS draws criticism, concern for disabled

Capital Transit meeting at UAS draws criticism, concern for disabledOf the 80 people who showed up at the public meeting, only one person spoke favorably about proposed changes to the bus plan.

University of Alaska delays survey on sexual assault on campus

University of Alaska delays survey on sexual assault on campusUA didn’t want the potentially emotional survey to bump against the holidays and final exams.

Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonight

Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonightThe Juneau School District expects next year’s deficit to be $2.5 million.

Superintendent responds to book controversy

Superintendent responds to book controversyMark Miller said curriculum materials don’t meet the needs of students in Alaska.

Decision due soon on ‘distorted’ school texts depicting Native tragedies

Decision due soon on ‘distorted’ school texts depicting Native tragediesTeacher Shgen George says the texts are condescending and trivialize the true experiences of Native people.

Grants will bring classes, medical care to villages

Grants will bring classes, medical care to villagesA federal grant will help expand class options for some Prince of Wales Island students.

Superior Court rules Alaska education funding mandate unconstitutional

Superior Court Judge William Carey says boroughs are not required to help pay for public education. In his ruling, he says that the contribution is, essentially, a tax earmarked for a special purpose, which violates the state Constitution.

ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school program

ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school programThe Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program's free Middle School Academies never had enough slots for interested students.