One of the students who tested positive for COVID-19 played in a basketball tournament in late January.
Last week, the Nome Native Youth Olympics team hosted a virtual event to garner more interest region-wide in traditional games and inspire kids to start practicing traditional games on their own.
Reports show Bethel high schoolers failed 59% of their first semester classes. In 36% to 52% of kindergarten through eighth-grade classes, students didn’t even turn in enough work to receive a grade.
The pandemic hasn’t stopped the annual Southeast Honor Music Festival. Instead of meeting in person, virtual band and choir performances were created for the first time.
Alaska CARES medical director Dr. Barbara Knox described “a serious uptick in cases of abusive head trauma, serious physical abuse.”
Studies show Indigenous students are more successful when they have their own culture in their classroom — but non-Native K-12 teachers often have no idea how to incorporate culture into their teaching.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a study that says reopening schools is safe if it’s done right.
Historically, local jobs in the STEM field have not gone to St. Paul residents — a problem the project manager says the grant could help with.
Alaska health officials say that they’re considering moving teachers up on Alaska’s vaccine list as students head back to classrooms in large numbers.
About 1,200 — or one-third — of students have returned to face-to-face classes this week.