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My Turn: Alaskans' dignity worth paying for

...small 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...
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...
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...
State tells school districts it won't help pay for bonds

...for school bonds approved by voters in April.The Anchorage School District and the Bristol Bay Borough School District...reimbursement. 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

...or too 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.
Former teacher gets 2 years in prison for sexual abuse

...and fourth-grade teacher at the school from 1968 to 1993.Schwantes later worked as a substitute teacher for the Anchorage School District and was an after-school activities teacher at Muldoon Elementary school.
A hub for hip-hop culture opens in Anchorage

...when speaking to administrators, instead saying "spoken word" or "urban arts." He also said he works with Anchorage school teachers who love hip-hop, breakdancing and graffiti, but who don't feel they can speak openly about it.Hamilton...
Anchorage School District serving summer meals to children

...ANCHORAGE - The addition of two Anchorage School District sites participating...low-income families.The Anchorage School District's student nutrition...federal government reimburses the Anchorage School District about $5.82 for...
Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers

ANCHORAGE - After the Anchorage School Board cut about 60 classroom...year's budget, teachers in the Anchorage School District can be happy knowing...2015-2016 budget.Last week, the Anchorage School District identified dozens of...
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...


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