Superintendent Deena Bishop worries that, as online school continues, “the gap is just widening between the haves and the have nots.”
Superintendent Bridget Weiss says the loss is due to the district losing nearly 11% of its enrolled students.
Some teachers and parents said Tuesday that they don’t trust the district’s plan, and they think it’s impossible to keep students spread far enough apart in classrooms to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Both the Mat-Su and Kenai regions are among the areas in Alaska under the state’s “red alert” level based on their rates of coronavirus cases.
Hot serve favorites include French toast, breakfast omelet taco and oatmeal for breakfast. The lunch menu includes cheeseburger, burritos and grilled chicken burgers.
The Alaska School Activities Association has canceled the state championship events for all fall high school sports because of a rising number of COVID-19 infections.
At least two students climbed onto the roof, stuffed something down a vent pipe, and ignited it. The school superintendent called the damage “minimal.”
A new study proves for the first time that people who lived in Interior Alaska more than 11,000 years ago ate salmon along with big game like bison.
Veterans of state budget battles say that after years of spending cuts, it’s unlikely that further reductions can fill much of the deficit without major impacts to services.
Anchorage Schools Superintendent Deena Bishop had mentioned earlier this week that a rapid increase of coronavirus infections would likely delay bringing kids back to classrooms.