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Police: Armed man threatens officers outside school West High School Tuesday morning, and got into an argument with school staff before leaving the school.Anchorage School District spokeswoman Heidi Embley said the man's wife told staff members her husband had a gun.School resource officers...
My Turn: Alaskans' dignity worth paying for

...bell that signaled it was time for me to give Claire a hug, to tell her she was safe. After two years in the Anchorage School District Early Learning Program, Claire was ready for more independence. She'd go to her classroom while I sat in...
Equipment stolen from Anchorage elementary school

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage School District says an elementary school has been broken into only days after reports of vandalism at South Anchorage High School.KTVA-TV...
My Turn: Should public school funds be used for education?

...personnel."The commissioner has recommended repealing this language. The language is a response to the 1991 Anchorage School District board expending the equivalent of 200 students worth of base student allocation funds to unsuccessfully defend...
State tells school districts it won't help pay for bonds bonds approved by voters in April.The Anchorage School District and the Bristol Bay Borough School District received...Mark Foster, chief financial officer for the Anchorage School District, said the earliest Anchorage will be paying...
My Turn: Make test standards neither too soft or too hard

...hard. Make them just right.? David Nees is a retired math teacher with 28 years of experience with the Anchorage School District. He served on the Sustainable Eduction Task Force from 2012-2014.
Anchorage School District serving summer meals to children

...ANCHORAGE - The addition of two Anchorage School District sites participating in the...low-income families.The Anchorage School District's student nutrition coordinator...government reimburses the Anchorage School District about $5.82 for each...
Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers school year's budget, teachers in the Anchorage School District can be happy knowing they won't be laid off...from the 2015-2016 budget.Last week, the Anchorage School District identified dozens of teachers who would have...
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...Edgecombe in Sitka.Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) has started a system for shareholders' children to attend the Anchorage School District while being provided housing through CIRI.Because few Alaskan leaders shared Gov. Hammond's vision for...
House votes to halt school bond repayment program

...reconsideration vote Thursday, but that ultimately wasn't the case.Mike Abbott, chief operating officer for the Anchorage School District, said Thursday afternoon that the district had just heard about the vote and was still looking at what it would...
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