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Treacherous roads prompt school cancellation in Anchorage

...largest school district have been canceled because of treacherous road conditions following an overnight snowstorm.Anchorage school spokeswoman Heidi Embley says the district decided to cancel classes Monday due to icy road conditions that became...
Police: Armed man threatens officers outside school

...children at 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.


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