The district presented proposals for fall scheduling and instruction to the school board.
The highest rates of teacher turnover in Alaska are with teachers who are trained outside the state. So how are educators and lawmakers working to get more Alaskans trained to teach in their home communities?
After hours of public comment, Mat-Su school board’s vote to rescind book removal is pushed to later this month
The school board will now decide later in May whether to rescind its vote to remove the books, including “The Great Gatsby,” “Catch-22” and “Invisible Man.”
After watching protests unfold for Black lives in Alaska and across the country, Lacey Davis posted a video on Facebook about her experiences of growing up Black in Juneau.
It follows tense state budget battles and accreditation issues for the Anchorage university, and adds additional financial loss to a system that’s already cash-strapped and stressed.
Online engagement rates rebound, some meal sites to close as Anchorage school year inches toward summer
Clarifying the grading policy could have incentivized students to log back on.
Despite missing some student teaching hours, the pandemic did not have any significant impact on new Alaska teacher's preparedness.
There are confirmed cases in the U.S. and a chartered flight evacuated Americans from China through the Anchorage airport before arriving in California. But how big should this concern be compared to annual influenza infections? Should countries shut down international travel?
‘There’s no consideration of cultural needs’: Rural teachers discuss alternative to Florida Virtual School
Teachers in Alaska are concerned that the Florida Virtual School isn't a useful solution in off-the-road-system communities and are discussing what Alaska-made curriculum might look like.
They say it's important to consider the risks of keeping children out of school; schools can and should reopen where it's safe to do so.
Sanctioning competitive video gaming means that schools can compete against each other under the same rules and regulations - just like other sports.
Students and teachers mourn the loss of the traditional ceremony and search for ways to mark the occasion.
The District plans to make up the shortfall through reductions and program redesigns.
It's yet another way the community is celebrating the class of 2020 in lieu of a traditional ceremony.
Enrollment is down across the University of Alaska system. But at the Southeast campus, enrollment is actually up for first-year students and students enrolled in career and technical programs. Listen now
Teen vaping is a growing problem nationwide, with the CDC reporting that one in four students use vaping products. But what’s inside the liquid being vaporized? And how will it affect teenager’s health?
The district will provide updates throughout the summer and hopes to have a plan in place by mid-July.
Sealaska Heritage Institute hopes the classes can promote cottage industries in smaller communities and maybe even offer a sustainable solution to the region’s fast-growing sea otter population.
‘None of us wants to do this’: UAA leaders recommend eliminating degree programs to shrink budget gap
UAA is proposing to cut degree programs to save money and shrink budget gaps.
University of Alaska regents have put the brakes on a plan to merge University of Alaska Southeast programs in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka into either the Anchorage or Fairbanks operations.
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