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Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

The group Great Alaska Schools took to the steps of the Capitol on Friday to demand an increase in the state’s education funding formula.

Pro-lifers oppose Planned Parenthood in Sitka’s middle school

Pro-lifers oppose Planned Parenthood in Sitka’s middle school

A pro-life group remains concerned over Planned Parenthood’s involvement in health instruction at Blatchley Middle School last fall, even though the curriculum is no longer being taught.

Sitka shops for teachers at Seattle fair

Sitka shops for teachers at Seattle fair

Representatives from 17 Alaska school districts headed to Seattle this past weekend to recruit new teachers.

National firm to lead Juneau superintendent search

The Juneau School Board voted Tuesday to contract Ray and Associates, which is based in Iowa with an office in Tacoma, Wash.

Senate Education consider dual track tenure system

Senate Education consider dual track tenure system

The Senate Education Committee Monday began hearings on a bill that will establish different teacher tenure tracks for urban and rural Alaska.

Senate panel proposes $100 million in one-time education funding

Senate panel proposes $100 million in one-time education funding

While the Legislature is still hammering out how much money to put toward the base student allocation, the Senate Finance Committee has included a major injection of funds in their version of the operating budget.

Alaska legislature forwards Erin’s Law

Alaska legislature forwards Erin’s Law

House Bill 233, requiring school districts to implement sexual abuse education, gets bipartisan support.

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

Two bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.

School board praises superintendent while accepting resignation

School board praises superintendent while accepting resignation

Contrary to what community members may have thought, Lisa Worl said Gelbrich made an effort to become part of the community.

UAF posts historic videos of Great Alaska Quake

UAF posts historic videos of Great Alaska Quake

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is posting rare earthquake footage for the 50th Anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake.