Wrangell’s superintendent of schools has apologized for what she called “a heinous and perhaps unforgivable mistake.”
Students and their families are getting familiar with using Zoom, saying the word “asynchronous” and making other changes for school days without in-person classes.
Students from Anchorage, Bethel and Palmer spoke with Alaska Public Media about school and learning during the pandemic.
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in a statement that the funds are intended to help Tlingit and Haida “make a swift and lasting economic comeback.”
Students and teachers hope the lessons learned from the quick transition to virtual learning last spring will carry over into the new school year.
A few days after Calista sent its letter to the school board, the district erased all mention of the proposed Donlin Gold mine.
From at-home scavenger hunts to troubleshooting computers to guitar strumming, here’s what the day looked like at two Anchorage schools.
Meanwhile, some parents are getting creative. More than 200 people have joined a local Facebook group where they’re matchmaking for small, COVID-19 learning bubbles and child care.
The district and teachers are hopeful that grading student work and having more structured schedules will lead to more participation by students and families.
Gross’s campaign has more than $5 million in funds, according to the most recent federal filings. Both of his opponents have raised no money.