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In capital budget, millions for Juneau infrastructure but nothing for schools

...for individual need, they probably would have secured some extra funding from the state.In comparison, the Anchorage School District had 58 individual funding requests included in the capital budget for a total of nearly $4.9 million.Tok's...
State | Local | AK legislature
Facing a spectrum of choice, Alaska Legislature considers compromise on school funding

...increasing the education budget to make up for federal shortfalls with other budgetary needs across the state."The Anchorage School District says they're $25 million short this year - $23 million of that is federal funds," Chenault said. "The...
State | AK legislature
Legislators worry that bill could create more school districts

...She said the Matanuska-Susitna School District currently operates a charter school at Eagle River within the Anchorage School District."There is no prohibition against this," state education commissioner Mike Hanley said. It is also not...
State | AK legislature
Statewide public speaking contest for students announced

...Children Homeschool Collaborative, Courtney Marchesani, Owner of, and yet to be named Anchorage School District staff and community members.Registration is open to high school and middle school students across the state...
Alaska Editorial: School funds: Governor offers some help but not enough

...base student allocation marked a departure from his flat-funding policies of the last three years but for the Anchorage School District those increases wouldn't prevent teacher layoffs and other cuts.Even the total of Parnell's stepped increases...
Begich: Public money for public schools

...retirement systems.House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said the federal government "shorted" the Anchorage School District, which is among those facing cuts - not the Legislature. He said the state has funded schools well.Begich...
State | AK legislature
Current and upcoming exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum the museum's 2009 "Earth, Fire and Fibre" exhibition. Feb. 28-March 23: Anchorage School District Art ShowThe 42nd annual Anchorage School District exhibition showcases artwork from some of the district's student artists. Works are...
Senate bill would ban cell phone use by drivers in school zones

...distractive driver it's too great a potential for an accident to happen," Ed Graff, the superintendent at the Anchorage School District, told the committee members via a call-in testimony.The bill has no fiscal note attached, and it now awaits...
State | Local | AK legislature
Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities to be celebrated tonight

...Association and the American Band Directors Association. in the past she has taught music students through the Anchorage School District and the University of Alaska and continues to lead private vocal lessons in Anchorage. ? Margaret Nick Cooke...
Parnell to introduce omnibus education bill Friday

...Legislative Research Services. Gardner asked the department to research what the fiscal impact would be to the Anchorage School District if 11,000 students - about as many in Anchorage who already attend private school - were included in the education...
State | AK legislature


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