The Senate Education Committee Monday approved a three-year increase to the Basic Student Allocation, or BSA.
As school districts across the state brace for budget cuts and layoffs, the Senate Education Committee this morning (Monday) will take up a bill to increase the Base Student Allocation.
Longtime Juneau businessman and Chamber of Commerce luminary Romer Derr passed away yesterday (Thursday) at the age of 75. He’s being remembered not just for his efforts to improve Juneau’s economy, but for his participation in the Capital City’s first ever statehood celebration.
A long-running lawsuit over rural education has been settled, and will provide $18-million for Alaska’s poorest-performing schools.
State Senate President Gary Stevens says nothing is more important this legislative session than coming to agreement on oil tax legislation.
Thirty-five states have banned texting while driving – and Alaska thought it had, too.
Governor Sean Parnell delivered the State of the State address on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, and Beth Kerttula delivered the Minority Response.
The federal coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects says Alaskans need to stop thinking of natural gas as the next oil.
Governor Sean Parnell on Thursday made his first public comment on the resignation of controversial state wildlife official Corey Rossi.
Gov. Sean Parnell Wednesday night set out a “road map” for getting access to North Slope gas.