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Origami peace peacock finds a home in the state capitol

Origami peace peacock finds a home in the state capitolThe peacock is made of more than 2,000 pieces of folded paper.

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loans

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loansThe Alaska Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at helping lower the cost of student loans.

House strikes retirement plan, funding formula change from education bill

House strikes retirement plan, funding formula change from education billThe Alaska House of Representative passed a sweeping education bill Monday night, but only after removing some contentious elements and adding more funding.

Education vote today, parent group rallies for more school funding

Education vote today, parent group rallies for more school fundingFor the past week, there have been a lot of parents running around the State Capitol letting their legislators know they want more money put into education.

Club at homeless shelter builds a community of trust and dialogue

Club at homeless shelter builds a community of trust and dialogueIt’s called The Glory Hole Book Club, but instead of everyone reading the same book, there’s a theme that everyone talks about each week.

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pieThe 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 schoolA 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 fairRepresentatives 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 panel proposes $100 million in one-time education funding

Senate panel proposes $100 million in one-time education fundingWhile 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.