Almost 1 in 5 U.S. students attended schools in districts that were affected by federally declared natural disasters from 2017 through 2019.
Those who support Senate Bill 34 say it would lead to a drastic improvement in education for Alaska Native communities.
A new episode of the kids’ show “Molly of Denali” centers around a character named Vera Malakas, who is Filibascan, a combination of Filipino and Athabascan. Those who worked on the show say that representation of Filipino Alaskans will allow more kids to see themselves and their lives on TV.
The amount is roughly one-third of the additional $3.6 billion the Department of Revenue forecast the state will receive in its spring revenue update on Tuesday.
There are some changes to storytime. Sign-ups are required now, and masking is encouraged. And it’s in a large room with more floor space and better ventilation.
Alaskans who showed up or called in to testify were overwhelmingly and vehemently opposed to the bill.
Kake is experiencing one of its biggest COVID outbreaks since the start of the pandemic.
A whole body of research shows that when schools have better air quality, the health and academic benefits are substantial.
Police are investigating. After KTOO contacted the Anti-Defamation League for comment, the organization said it would reach out to Dzántik’i Héeni to offer support.
The new policy is linked to Juneau’s community level and to CDC guidelines. If Juneau is at a medium or low risk level, masks will be optional.