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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...
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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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...
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...
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...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Alaska Natives. Thumbs down to the increase in reports of discrimination against Alaska Natives. According to the Alaska Commission for Human Rights, 2012 saw a 33 percent increase in the number of discrimination complaints compared to the previous...
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...
Juneau's vocational school expands

...Classes at the Vocational Training and Resource Center are now open to the public thanks to accreditation from the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education. The vocational school, which is operated by the Tlingit-Haida Central Council, was...
Commerce Dept. names new deputy commissioner

...Responsibilities for the Division of Economic Development, the Division of Community and Regional Affairs, and the Serve Alaska Commission will remain with Thayer.Prior to joining DCCED, O'Tierney established the Regulatory Affairs and Public Advocacy...
Sculpture reflects purpose of new state crime lab

...additional questions and led me to produce works that played with issues of perception in the public domain."The Alaska Commission created a time crunch for his other projects, which include three sculptures due this fall and "the hellish task...


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