In response to concerns about monitoring service Bark for Schools, the Juneau School District is providing options to families.
Most fluent speakers of the Lingít language are elders. But the instructors of an immersion classroom in Juneau have high hopes: to raise a new generation of Lingít speakers.
Juneau eighth graders watched the new play Devilfish and got to talk to some of the show’s stars and creators through a program that connects students and artists.
Under the change, families who live in the future Pederson Hill subdivision would send their kids to Riverbend Elementary School.
Many Alaska Native gravesites in Juneau are overgrown and all but forgotten. Tlingit storyteller and cemetery caretaker Bob Sam hopes to change that.
The spelling bee took place during the Sharing Our Knowledge Conference held in Juneau last month.
The $20.7 million federal grant will be distributed to the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development over five years.
Retired elementary school teacher Deedie Sorensen earned the most votes overall on Tuesday, while 187 votes separated Emil Robert Mackey III and Martin Stepetin Sr. in a tight race for second.
The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development shared the results of last school year’s statewide testing last week. There’s plenty of room for improvement.
Bridget Weiss has been in the role since August 2018, when she became the interim superintendent before the school board officially chose her to lead the district in January.