The Juneau School District says classes won’t move online during the closure.
Juneau’s schools are set to open to students on Monday. KTOO’s Bridget Dowd spoke with Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss about what it takes to keep schools open during a surge of new COVID-19 cases.
A sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Kodiak is creating major challenges at the Kodiak Island Borough School District, including forcing Kodiak High School to close for three days this week because of employee absences.
Alaska lost a champion and a colossal philanthropist when retired banker Ed Rasmuson died Tuesday at age 81.
The Alaska Higher Education Investment Fund has been under threat of being emptied of more than $400 million as a result of legislative budget fights.
Superintendent Deena Bishop said any missed days of school due to staff shortages would be made up throughout the semester.
Napakiak’s existing school is within 64 feet of an eroding riverbank.
NPR asked children’s media experts to recommend their favorite new books, TV shows and video games with characters and storylines representing the diversity of the U.S.
The vaccine did bring some hope to early 2021, but while the virus was being knocked back a bit, the damage the pandemic brought to society was already done.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued an advisory this month saying the youth mental health crisis is getting worse.