Judge invalidates part of statewide school funding mechanism

...a message sent to her work email address by The Associated Press.For the 2013-14 academic year, the state Department of Education had a $1.4 billion budget, of which $222 million came from local contributions.Gov.-elect Bill Walker...
My Turn: Coaching boys for life off-court

...prevention effort under his Choose Respect initiative. The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the Department of Education have partnered together with AWARE and the Alaska School Activities Association to bring coaches, athletic directors...
District's frugality pays off

...approve the financial statements, including an audit conducted by Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, which are due to the Department of Education and Early Development by Nov. 15. Administrative Services Director David Means said they would hand-deliver...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...Menendez.HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS: Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander has said he wants to cut the Department of Education budget and return money to the states while rolling back federal assessments of schools. Alexander also would...
THCC signs cooperative agreement with state and Microsoft

...Microsoft IT Academy particularly serve the needs of rural Alaskans who may not live near technical schools," Department of Education Commissioner Mike Hanley said. "As Alaska seeks to graduate students who are ready for careers and postsecondary...
Rep. Munoz addresses school district hazing

...Rep. Cathy Munoz (R-Juneau) and Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner Mike"Miller said he had reached out to the Department of Education for advice and help on the hazing issue. Hanley...
Feds review UA response to sexual violence

...among 64 higher education institutions being investigated or audited by the civil rights office of the U.S. Department of Education.The federal agency is looking at the schools for compliance with Title IX, which prohibits gender discrimination...
State may require more math for diplomas

...districts and 45 already require students to take at least three credits of math.Susan McCauley of the state Department of Education says the state board in June learned that 42 states require more math credits than Alaska.The board asked the...
Grant to address mental health concerns in schools

Juneau - The state department of education has received $9.1 million in federal grant funds to help address mental health issues in school-age children.The grant is...
UA to undergo sexual violence complaint review

...University of Alaska campuses next month to review how they are handling sexual violence complaints.The U.S. Department of Education released a list of 79 colleges and universities around the country that are being investigated due to complaints...


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