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My Turn: Rural Governance Commission calls for a new state, tribal relationship

Rural governance is important unfinished business in the State of Alaska. The 1999 report by the Alaska Commission on Rural Governance and Empowerment charted pathways to remedy governance inequities between rural and urban Alaska. Fifteen years...
My Turn: Parnell has a proven track record on education

...Fairbanks. He is a former administrator and instructor at the University of Alaska and now serves as chair of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, vice-chair of the University of Alaska Foundation Board of Trustees, and is member...
Officials question unauthorized 'law school' set to open in 2015

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education has asked state attorneys to draft a cease and desist letter for a woman who says she is creating Alaska's...
Palmer judge faces suspension

...that oversees the conduct of state judges is recommending a 45-day suspension without pay for a Palmer judge.The Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct has recommended to the Alaska Supreme Court the suspension of William Estelle for signing affidavits...
Senate committee moves amendment for student loans

...financing state education loans by leveraging Alaska's AAA credit rating.Diane Barrans, executive director of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, said if the amendment is approved it will mean a sizable reduction in rates. The current...
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Kids2College program teaches students to plan for their future

...sixth-grade students from 17 communities will take steps toward exploring their college and career interests. The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and UA College Savings Plan have again partnered to take Kids2College across Alaska...
Report provides update on scholarship program

...declining enrollments from fall 2012 to fall 2013, said Brian Rae, assistant director of research and analysis with the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education.To date, the program has awarded a total of $16.7 million to about 3,000 students...
Quarterly meeting of Alaska Commission on Aging

The Alaska Commission on Aging will hold its quarterly meeting Feb. 10-13 in Juneau. All are welcome to attend. The meeting will commence at 3 p...
Commission: Filed complaints increased 33 percent in 2012

...United States even had an Equal Pay Act, and the Alaska Commission for Human Rights preceded the federal (commission...the new face of discrimination."In 2012, the Alaska commission saw a 33 percent increase in the number of discrimination...
More than 2,000 students using merit scholarships

...for Alaska Performance scholarships, about 830 are using them this fall, according to preliminary data from the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education.The commission expects additional students will receive scholarships later in the fall...


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