Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media
The Lower Yukon School District doesn't have many courses to help students prepare for hands-on technical careers. A new partnership with the Anchorage School District hopes to change that.
On March 24th, 1989, 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled into Prince William Sound when the Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground. Three decades later, the Prince William Sound Regional Citizen's Advisory Council has an important role in making sure a disaster of that magnitude doesn't happen again.
The Anchorage School Board voted unanimously Monday night to repair two schools damaged by last November's earthquake.
For 22 years, the Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute, or PYLI, has worked to add in an important skill set for children: leadership.
More than 100 people rallied in Anchorage today in solidarity with an international effort for a Global Climate Strike to raise awareness of climate change.
China will be hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics for the first time. Skiers from 21 different countries got the opportunity to test the trails at a race hosted by Swix China at the start of March. Alaska Pacific University skier Forrest Mahlen was one of 13 representing the U.S. in the race.
Anchorage Republican Senator Natasha von Imhof told the Anchorage School Board Monday night that districts should expect less funding next year, but not at the level proposed by Governor Mike Dunleavy.
In the Anchorage School District, the largest in the state, officials say they're used to going through budget negotiations with lawmakers. But they say this year's proposed cuts are on a different scale.
Senate Bill 53 would require the University of Alaska Board of Regents to prepare a report for the legislature outlining the accreditation status for university programs.
Late Tuesday night, the Anchorage School Board voted to approve a revised budget for the district’s next fiscal year. But even with proposed state budget cuts, board members added several amendments that increased their request.
The weapon was found at Rogers Park Elementary School at around 9 a.m. just about when school would be starting.
Education leaders are deeply worried about how the cuts will affect schools.
‘Do something about it.’ UA Board of Regents hears angry testimony from education students stung by accreditation loss
"We're getting screwed. So now what?" one student said. "I think our message is pretty clear: Do something about it."
Anchorage and Mat-Su school districts report millions in post-quake repair costs, with millions more to come
The two school districts affected by last November's magnitude 7.0 earthquake are reporting they've spent millions of dollars on repairs to schools.
With cultural advisers and Indigenous writers, Molly of Denali creators work to make the show authentic
This summer, PBS and WGBH are launching the brand new program, Molly of Denali, which they're calling the first nationally distributed kids show to feature an Alaska Native main character. The show's producers are working to make sure that the show is as authentic to the Alaska Native experience as possible.
Danielle Riha, 2019 Alaska Teacher of the Year, is one of four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year competition.
Two schools in Eagle River will be closed next school year due to damage sustained during November's magnitude 7.0 earthquake.
This week, UAA officials are meeting with the state Department of Education to determine the next steps for UAA's education department, leaving roughly 250 students affected by the loss of accreditation waiting for the university to address their concerns.