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Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers

ANCHORAGE - After the Anchorage School Board cut about 60 classroom teacher positions from next school year's budget, teachers in the Anchorage School District can be happy...
Letter: Message to teens: 'Legal' means 'safe'

...our teens in November? For our kids' sake, I urge you to vote no on Ballot Measure 2.Alyce Hanley Former Anchorage School Board member and former state legislator
Education funding picture still murky

...provide that certainty. After those three years, the budget could go back down to where the BSA is (now)."Anchorage School Board chair Tam Agosti-Gisler said the funding mechanism in the current version of the bill makes budgeting future...
State | Local
My Turn: Politicians should understand economic value of education

...has advocated a reversal of classroom cuts over the course of his legislative career, and Rep. Drummond was an Anchorage School Board member before joining the Legislature in 2013. They can be reached at and rep...
Opinion | AK legislature
Finding a home is next step for proposed school

...first dedicated charter middle school.The first and biggest challenge may be finding a place to call home.The Anchorage School Board approved the school's charter application with a 7-0 vote on Monday night, but said the school would need...
Alaska lawmakers agree on increasing per-student funding, but not on amount

...horizon, but education always seems to be funded at the last minute."Tam Agosti-Gisler, president of the Anchorage school board, told lawmakers that even $400 next year would not be enough to offset massive cuts in recent years.While...
State | AK legislature
State Senate candidate opposes free meals for kids

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage school board member and state Senate candidate Don Smith says he opposes more free meals for poor students in Anchorage.Smith opposes a proposal...
House Dems announce leadership for 28th Alaska Legislature

...the skills they need to get it."Tuck is a lifelong Alaskan, electrician and father. After serving on the Anchorage School Board, Tuck was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2008 and has worked on the House Resources, Energy...
My turn: Election facts and fiction was used to re-elect her associate Jake Metcalfe, the chairman of the Alaska Democratic Party, to the Anchorage School Board and Democratic Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich. She's not complaining about those results. Bi-partisan co-chairmen...
Democrats allege Stevens conspiracy

...and frequent candidate who served one term on the Anchorage School Board, has claimed for years that Stevens repeatedly...arrested in 1998 after allegedly disrupting an Anchorage School Board meeting. "I ... have been jailed and targeted...


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