It’s well known that traumatic experiences can have lifelong impacts on health and well-being. But it’s possible that those effects can last longer than a single lifetime. A new study asks whether the effects of trauma have been passed down genetically in Tlingit families in Hoonah.
Pride week in Juneau featured something new this year: a party just for LGBTQ middle school and high school students.
School districts across Alaska are looking forward to a bump in their bank accounts from a $20M grant appropriated last year. But the overall outlook for state education spending is far from clear.
For kids who’ve never cooked, smoking their own salmon might seem out of reach. But a Juneau teacher believes it’s just another life skill his students can master — and he shows them how to do it.
The first girls to become Cub Scouts in Juneau have met both support and confrontation in the community.
Juneau middle schoolers traveled to Western Alaska last month as part of a sister school exchange that aims to bridge the gap between urban and rural Alaska.
The Juneau School District allocates teachers to each school based on an ideal student-to-teacher ratio. For Harborview, a shift would likely mean class sizes of up to 30 students.
A high school robotics team from Juneau is competing in a world championship this month. It’s the first time a team from Southeast Alaska has made it this far.
For the last five years, the state has helped Alaska schools pay for faster internet — up to a point. As technology has advanced, some say it’s time to raise the bar.
A water pipe break in the Marie Drake building on Friday caused early releases and took out phone and internet service for most of the district.