Refine Search

Fewer kids, less funding

...decline in enrollment by approximately 83 students, compared to last year's 4,813 students reported by the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development.The report also shows the school district missed the mark by more than two dozen students...
Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

Legislation that would replace many components of 2001's controversial No Child Left Behind Act handily passed the U.S. Senate last week with both Alaska senators voting in favor of the bill.
JSD expects two years to implement Erin's Law

It's been two years since Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage, introduced Erin's Law legislation in Alaska, and in just two more years, she'll see all Alaska schools educating students about sexual abuse and maltreatment.
When SLAM opens in May, expect to pay more to get in

When the new Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum opens in May next year, thousands of visitors will walk through its doors. They'll also pay a little more for the privilege.
State archives closes access to researchers

...the Alaska State Archives has closed its research room until further notice.In a message released by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the archives stated that all of its holdings are in the new collection vault, which...
KayHi softball season jeopardized by seashell fragments found in Dudley Field

...but Garrison said the borough wouldn't be able to tap the remaining funds without the approval of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.A more likely source would be the borough's recreation capital improvement project...
Harborview teacher named school's new principal

Longtime teacher Tom McKenna is getting called to the office - as Harborview Elementary School's new principal, that is. He replaces Dave Stoltenburg, who recently announced his retirement after 37 years in education. "I'm very excited.
Glacier Valley names permanent principal

Interim Principal Lucy Potter has been selected to stay on permanently in her role at Glacier Valley Elementary School. Potter was appointed as interim principal at the Mendenhall Valley school last year until a formal hiring process could be conducted.
Summer science camp open for Southeast educators

...math and science teachers is open for registration, according to a notice in a newsletter distributed by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. The release stated the camp's goals are to help participants understand the new...
Lorraine Norma Robinson

...graduated high school in Garrison, ND and married Lyle Robinson shortly after. She worked for the State of Alaska, Department of Education from 1967 until she retired in 1980. She loved dogs and enjoyed scrapbooking, visiting with family and...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback