Tag: ASD

School Board Passes Preliminary Budget 6-1

The Anchorage School Board passed their preliminary 2013-2014 budget Monday (2/4) night after hearing testimony from the public.

The first day of school

As students finish their first day of classes of a new school year Wednesday afternoon, host Charles Wohlforth visits with the new superintendent of the Anchorage School District, Jim Browder, to learn about his plans for our kids and to answer your questions. KSKA: Wednesday 8/22 at 2:00 pm

Anchorage School Board Faces Hard Budget Choices

Yesterday morning School Superintendent Carol Comeau presented her administration's proposed 2012-2013 budget to the Anchorage School Board, which then began a two day, in-depth review. Compared to recent years, the general operating fund increase is slight, less than two million dollars, but in terms of program and personnel cuts, the impact is deep.

First Of Two Superintendent Candidates Visits Anchorage

The first of the two finalists for the Anchorage School District superintendent position began a three day visit yesterday. After his first face-to-face interview with the school board, the candidate hoping to replace retiring Carol Comeau visited schools, met Anchorage assembly members and talked to the local press.

ASD Superintendent Search Down To Two Finalists

The search for the next Anchorage School District superintendent is down to two finalists. Thursday, the board announced the names and described the final selection process, which includes a community forum with each candidate.

The Anchorage School District’s ‘Everyday Math’ Problem

How should the Anchorage School District resolve questions over its math curriculum? Some love Everyday Mathematics, some despise it, and the program recently had a near-death experience in the Anchorage School District. How did 2=2+4 get so complicated and controversial? Wednesday 10/19 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Alaska News Nightly: September 2, 2011

Earthquake Causes Tsumani Scare. Tanana Chiefs Conference Receives Suicide Grant. Sutton Coal Permit Up For Renewal. Gay and Lesbian Community Seeks Legal Protections. National Search Launched for ASD Superintendent. Potato Blight Surfaces in Palmer, Delta. Ferry Returns to Service. Sculptors Turn Stone Into Tradition

Superintendent Comeau Addresses Chamber and Fields Questions

On this edition of A Closer Look KSKA presents a profile of the Anchorage School District as presented by its superintendent, Carol Comeau. The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce had invited Superintendent Comeau to describe the district's overall status and what influences were likely to impact the 2011-2012 school term. KSKA: Monday 9/5 at 1:00 pm and Saturday 9/10 at 5:30 pm

Capital Budget Veto Update; Coastal Zone Management Dies; and Alaska Pipeline Woes

July 1 at 2:00pm on KSKA 91.1FM and 7:30pm on KAKM, Channel 7 television Gov. Sean Parnell vetoes $400 million from the capital budget; Coastal Zone Management Program dies in a special session of the Legislature; Anchorage Superintendent of Schools Carol Comeau announces her retirement, and more.

Hometown Alaska: Project Puqigtut

Education Secretary Arne Duncan is banking on an Anchorage School District program aimed at preventing dropouts to serve as a model for school...