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Supreme Court grants stay in education funding case

Supreme Court grants stay in education funding caseIn late February, Superior Court Judge William Carey denied a similar motion for a stay of his January ruling in the borough’s favor.

Coed dormitory rooms available next fall at UAF

Coed dormitory rooms available next fall at UAFThe university is looking at making at least one floor at Bartlett Hall and three units at the Cutler Apartments available for coed-sharing.

Education liberates former Lemon Creek inmates

Education liberates former Lemon Creek inmates UAS Professor Sol Neely is using Shakespeare and Dostoyevsky to put Lemon Creek inmates on the road to academia.

District’s budget proposes maintaining class sizes, cuts to activities

District’s budget proposes maintaining class sizes, cuts to activitiesOf the $2 million worth of budget cuts, the largest is almost $700,000 for high school activities.

New Anchorage museum “lab” sparks innovation

New Anchorage museum “lab” sparks innovationWhat do buckets, disco balls, circuits, and marbles have in common? They’re all part of the Anchorage Museum’s attempt to spark innovation in their new interactive exhibit.

Slideshow: Early learning supporters march on Capitol

Slideshow: Early learning supporters march on CapitolThe rally had a Dr. Seuss theme for "Horton Hears a Who" -- they want lawmakers to hear their support for early education.

Skagway school expands academic extracurriculars

Skagway school expands academic extracurricularsSports like basketball are well supported at schools around Southeast Alaska. But in Skagway, the superintendent and school board have made a deliberate effort to extend activities beyond athletics.

With class sizes on the rise, Juneau School Board asks Assembly for full funding

With class sizes on the rise, Juneau School Board asks Assembly for full funding"What we’re asking is to fund to the cap and see if we can get some of those activities funds back. I know that’s a hard ask. We’re all hurting," said Superintendent Mark Miller.

Squeezed by deficit, Sitka school board considers staff cuts

Squeezed by deficit, Sitka school board considers staff cutsStaff cuts next year may be a foregone conclusion, as the Sitka School Board wrestles with an uncertain financial future.

Cuts to early education now could cost the state later

Cuts to early education now could cost the state later"It’s better from an economic perspective for the state to maintain funding as much as possible than to cut it at this point," says economic analyst Jim Calvin.