Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: schools

Begich: Protect the Permanent Fund

By Mark Begich For The Cordova Times As Alaskans receive their reduced PFD checks this week, it is a reminder of the uncertainty that continues to...

New law funds pilot program on curriculum

New education legislation signed into law on July 30 establishes and funds a three-year pilot program to identify and test curriculum for each grade...

Dating violence prevention legislation becomes law

Legislation aimed at strengthening programs to prevent dating violence is now law. Gov. Bill Walker has signed House Bill 214, known as Bree’s Law, in...

Legislative Update: Reaching a complete fiscal plan was not possible

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Things change fast at the end of session and now that the House and Senate have adjourned the 30th Legislative Session,...

Murkowski disapproves of current FCC rule

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says she favors lasting legislation that provides certainty on net neutrality regulations under the Federal Communications Commission. The senator said she...

HB 287 halts uncertainty for school districts

A bill to stabilize education funding, eliminating uncertainty for school districts and unnecessary teacher layoffs, was signed into law May 3 by Gov. Bill...

Commentary: School board ponders education needs

By Barb Jewell For The Cordova Times Over the past two years Cordova School District has worked on developing and implementing a strategic plan aimed at...

Superintendent: Prop. 1 could not be enforced in Anchorage schools

Anchorage School District Superintendent Deena Bishop says that should the so-called bathroom bill pass during the municipal election on April 3 that it could...

Alaska House fails to agree on how to fund education bill

JUNEAU — A bid to provide early funding assurances to Alaska schools has hit a snag. The House approved a school funding bill Wednesday but...

Student teams hold first Robotics Showcase

Students in the First Lego League teams in the first through third grades had an opportunity to share their projects with the community recently...