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Juneau Assembly sets school funding floor

Juneau Assembly sets school funding floorThe Juneau Assembly voted to provide no less than $24.1 million to local schools next year, but two members argued for a lower amount.

Lawmakers make tentative deal on education bill

Lawmakers make tentative deal on education billNegotiators from the State House and Senate have reached a deal on the governor’s education bill, and it includes a mix of permanent and one-time funding increases.

Minecraft in the classroom: When learning looks like gaming

Minecraft in the classroom: When learning looks like gamingMinecraft is a way to get kids to think critically, collaborate, and solve problems, which is why they've made Minecraft part of a graduate education course.

Legislature still working to make deal on education bill

Legislature still working to make deal on education billThe Alaska State Legislature is still at an impasse over the Governor’s education bill.

Coaching Boys into Men training in Juneau

Coaching Boys into Men training in JuneauThe all-day session shows coaches how to help young male athletes promote respect and gender equality.

Lessons from Taylor White’s last ride

Lessons from Taylor White’s last rideAs cars rush by at the end of a busy workday, curious pedestrians stop to look at a mangled, bright blue Audi in the KTOO parking lot.

Alaska Legislature misses deadline to gavel out

Alaska Legislature misses deadline to gavel outWith the House and Senate struggling to make a deal on education, lawmakers are forced into extra innings.

Alaska becomes the second state to officially recognize indigenous languages

Alaska becomes the second state to officially recognize indigenous languagesDedicated supporters staged a 15 hour sit-in until the early this morning, when the measure passed the Alaska Senate on an 18-2 vote.

Education activists wary of latest school funding bill

Education activists wary of latest school funding billIn Juneau, the latest version of the education funding bill emerged Friday, and it isn’t what school advocates were hoping for.

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deaths

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deathsThe USDA has accused the UAF of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at its large-animal research station.