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State to appeal education funding lawsuit ruling

State to appeal education funding lawsuit rulingThe judge ruled that municipalities should not be required to pay for public education because the required local contribution is essentially a tax earmarked for a special purpose.

With new regents, Walker alters geographic makeup of university board

With new regents, Walker alters geographic makeup of university boardGov. Bill Walker has named four new members to the University of Alaska Board of Regents, changing its geographic composition.

UAS professors examine Charlie Hebdo shootings

UAS professors examine Charlie Hebdo shootingsFour UAS professors unravel complexities of Charlie Hebdo incident in public seminar.

Middle school students build mobile app for Haines visitors

Middle school students build mobile app for Haines visitorsThis summer, when visitors to Haines wonder where the best restaurants, hotels and shops are, they’ll find out: there’s an app for that.

UAS closes bookstore, prepares for tight budget times

UAS closes bookstore, prepares for tight budget times"The bookstore had not been profitable for quite a few years," says UAS Vice Chancellor Michael Ciri.

Advisory committee lays groundwork for revisiting middle school travel policy

Advisory committee lays groundwork for revisiting middle school travel policyA public meeting rekindled sore feelings about the Juneau School District’s travel ban on middle school athletics.

School safety moves beyond the lockdown

School safety moves beyond the lockdownResearchers are developing new strategies to counter shootings at schools and other public places, and they’re not what you might expect.

Hecla program builds pathway from high school to Greens Creek Mine

Hecla program builds pathway from high school to Greens Creek MineTwo graduates of the Hecla's “Pathway to Mining Careers” program entered the work-force this summer at Greens Creek Mine.

Pakistani student in Juneau reflects on mass school shooting

Pakistani student in Juneau reflects on mass school shooting"A lot of attacks happen in Pakistan, like suicide bombings and stuff, but they never killed innocent kids who just went to school and never came back," says Hassam Bazil.

School district to face lower enrollment next year

School district to face lower enrollment next yearEconomist Gregg Erickson says the number will likely drop by 78 from this year’s enrollment of 4,734.