Dunleavy continues to call for an additional $1,250 PFD payment to increase the amount paid this year, which was $1,114.
The Juneau School District has formally surveyed its employees on their vaccination status. Of the 600 or so who’ve responded, 92% are vaccinated. However, about 100 other staff members have yet to provide their information.
More than 400 people have already responded to the survey. It will be open to responses for at least another week.
Most programs will focus on language arts, math and science, but some art, and P.E. options are available as well.
After all the learning challenges this year brought on, Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School teacher calls the win a ‘glimmer of hope.’
In Unalaska, many teachers didn’t do anything special in their classrooms last month because they are working to include Black history and perspectives in their lesson plans year-round.
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.
About 1,200 — or one-third — of students have returned to face-to-face classes this week.
If approved, the board would make time to recognize Tlingit people as the land’s original inhabitants before opening its meetings.
The owner of Coastal Alaska Adventures said they still intend to go on the trip, but the weather in the region is hindering their plans.