The Juneau School District expects next year’s deficit to be $2.5 million.
Mark Miller said curriculum materials don’t meet the needs of students in Alaska.
Teacher Shgen George says the texts are condescending and trivialize the true experiences of Native people.
A federal grant will help expand class options for some Prince of Wales Island students.
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.
The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program's free Middle School Academies never had enough slots for interested students.
Southeast Alaska’s Tlingit and Haida Central Council has joined My Brother’s Keeper, a nationwide effort to help young men of color succeed.
"I’m going to miss the input. We had several community members who, over the years, have contributed a great deal to the discussion," says Barbara Thurston.
The Juneau School District and Juneau Education Support Staff have a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract.
Acting board chair Matt Smith says the board is fighting as hard as it can to keep SAGA alive.