Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media
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.
State says it will temporarily recognize teaching license recommendations from UAA, amid accreditation loss
The state says it will recognize the UAA students who meet licensure requirements during 2019 Spring and Summer semesters.
Two-hundred-fifty students in teaching programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage are wondering if they'll qualify for teaching licenses when they graduate. That's because UAA's education program lost it's national accreditation late last week.
A spokesman for the governor says that since January 2nd, Donley has been deputy commissioner of the Department of Administration. According to the school board, it isn't unprecedented for someone to serve on a school board in Alaska and also work for the Governor.
Over 5,000 people have signed a petition, asking for longer lunch and recess in Anchorage elementary schools
An online petition asking the Anchorage School District to require no less than 30 minutes a day for lunch and equal time for recess.
Anchorage School District teacher contracts include updates for ‘academic freedom.’ What does that mean?
Anchorage School District teachers have a new contract after months of negotiation. While there's been a lot of focus on the salary increases, many teachers are just as interested in a change that allows for more flexibility in developing lessons.
After months of discussion and negotiation, Anchorage teachers officially have three-year contracts.
The Anchorage School District announced that a teacher the district says "shoved and grabbed a student" at Ptarmigan Elementary School has officially resigned from the district.
Anchorage School District classes resumed today after being closed for more than a week following last month's magnitude 7.0 earthquake. While most of the students are in the schools they've attended all year, two schools had to relocate because of significant damage.
Gruening Middle School students will move to Chugiak High School next week to continue their classes after last week's magnitude 7.0 earthquake forced the Anchorage School District to close their school for the rest of the school year.