For decades, the Anchorage School District has prioritized social and emotional learning in the classroom. Increasingly, educators say those skills are critical for academic success.
In response to concerns about monitoring service Bark for Schools, the Juneau School District is providing options to families.
The gloves and mittens used in the art exhibit “Goodbye” are all handmade and each pair was loaned to the exhibit by an Alaskan or member of the local Whitehorse community.
While Alaska’s state-owned psychiatric hospital has renewed federal certification, it still struggles to recruit staff and increase capacity.
A trip to the emergency room can be a crucial window to assist people in their recovery. Now some providers are giving patients a medicine to ease the transition so they can seek additional care. Recently, a hospital in Juneau completed one year of this program with encouraging results.
As prospects for a veto override look increasingly slim, organizations that provide aid to low-income, homeless and other needy Alaskans say they’re facing increasingly difficult choices.
Anchorage homeless shelters and services are bracing for cutbacks and closures after Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced hundreds of millions of dollars in line-item state budget vetoes Friday.
Pride week in Juneau featured something new this year: a party just for LGBTQ middle school and high school students.
A proposal to more than double the monthly costs for most residents in Alaska Pioneer Homes met with stiff opposition during recent public testimony on the issue.
The U.S. Attorney General’s security detail outnumbered the number of village public safety officers in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta — a region roughly the size of Oregon.