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My Turn: Higher education diversifies state economy

...bipartisan support, Alaska enacted improvements to its student loan programs administered by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE). These improvements will encourage more students to graduate from college on time, resulting...
Rep. Reinbold loses another post for bucking partisan politics

...House majority on the state operating budget.Reinbold, R-Eagle River, lost her place on the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education. House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, appointed Reinbold to the commission.She stood on...
State | AK legislature
Bill attempts to attract out-of-state interns

...the "Alaska Law School" tried to make a name for itself last year before being squashed by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education. The University of Alaska Anchorage participates in a parnership with the medical program at the University...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Parnell has a proven track record on education

When choosing our next Governor, I ask myself, what is the candidate's promise and what is the evidence that he can deliver on an issue of importance to me?Oil taxes, gas lines, health care and budgets are clearly important issues worthy of extensive coverage and debate.For me, a critical issue is how we prepare our people through higher education for productive lives as leaders, workers, parents and citizens of Alaska.
Officials question unauthorized 'law school' set to open in 2015

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education has asked state attorneys to draft a cease and desist letter for a woman who says she is creating Alaska's first law school...
Senate committee moves amendment for student loans loans by leveraging Alaska's AAA credit rating.Diane Barrans, executive director of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, said if the amendment is approved it will mean a sizable reduction in rates. The current interest rate...
State | AK legislature
Kids2College program teaches students to plan for their future

...students from 17 communities will take steps toward exploring their college and career interests. The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and UA College Savings Plan have again partnered to take Kids2College across Alaska ? offering students...
Report provides update on scholarship program

...fall 2012 to fall 2013, said Brian Rae, assistant director of research and analysis with the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education.To date, the program has awarded a total of $16.7 million to about 3,000 students.The program...
More than 2,000 students using merit scholarships

...Performance scholarships, about 830 are using them this fall, according to preliminary data from the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education.The commission expects additional students will receive scholarships later in the fall term, boosting...
Juneau's vocational school expands

...Vocational Training and Resource Center are now open to the public thanks to accreditation from the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education. The vocational school, which is operated by the Tlingit-Haida Central Council, was previously open...


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