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Tag: public schools

Dunleavy dismisses public schools as money pits 

By Larry Persily  The governor’s growing obsession with charter schools is frightening for the future of public education in Alaska.  He believes charter schools are by...

Capitol Report: Alaska House debates budget bill

Hello again from Juneau. The legislative session is approaching the two-month mark and we are seeing many bills progressing through committees in both bodies, the most important being the 2023 Fiscal Year budget bill (House Bill-281).

Bill would boost BSA in Alaska by $100

Legislation before the Alaska House of Representatives would boost the Base Student Allocation in Alaska by $100. That’s the amount provided to school districts each...

Education leaders release vision for Alaska public schools

JUNEAU — State education leaders have released what they see as a vision for improving Alaska's public school system. The report includes recommendations built around...