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New project seeks to boost number of Alaska Natives in STEM fields

The goal, ultimately, is to increase the number of Native tenured faculty at colleges and universities.

Investigation finds seven high school seniors responsible for hazing

Investigation finds seven high school seniors responsible for hazing"This is not OK. This needs to stop and everybody knows it needs to stop," says superintendent Mark Miller.

Juneau schools improve, but still no 5-star rating

Juneau schools improve, but still no 5-star ratingAuke Bay Elementary scored the highest in the district with 93.91.

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollment

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollmentThe Juneau School District begins the new school year with about 50 more students than projected

New student fee to help cover UAF budget shortfall for facility upgrade

New student fee to help cover UAF budget shortfall for facility upgradeAccording to a memorandum sent last week by University of Alaska System President Pat Gamble, the Board of Regents plans to implement a student fee to cover costs associated with the project.

School board begins self-assessment behind closed doors

School board begins self-assessment behind closed doorsThe board will discuss the other nine categories of the self-assessment during a public board retreat Sept. 13.

School district brings in outside attorney to investigate alleged hazing

School district brings in outside attorney to investigate alleged hazing"There’s an allegation that some older students either kidnapped or in some way took some younger students out to a remote area and there was paddling or hitting involved," Miller says.

Kooch’eit’aa: Teaching the Tlingit language through basketball

Kooch’eit’aa: Teaching the Tlingit language through basketballEarlier this year, Alaska became the second state after Hawaii to recognize indigenous languages as official state languages

UAS coping with budget cuts

UAS coping with budget cutsThe University of Alaska Southeast is facing a $1.3 million state budget cut this fiscal year, and a total shortfall of $1.9 million that may lead to layoffs.