My Turn: Cheer 'Out Loud' for poetry

...April 28-29 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.Given the geographic range and complexity of Alaska's education system, Alaska has devised a unique Poetry Out Loud regional competition system that incorporates four discrete in-person regionals...
More Montessori in Juneau

...children in the program fewer hours a day.Kindergarten is free, as are the higher classes, as part of the public education system.The additional Montessori classes make room for students who are new to Montessori education, but may also allow...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 23

...campuses across the region. If these cuts and tuition hikes continue, we'll soon be asking what happened to our education system.Thumbs up to a busy weekend in Juneau. Last weekend brought a huge range of events to the capital city. For the...
My Turn: From the privileged few to We the People

...just the privileged.According to Keller, America's formative years are "often completely overlooked by the education system." His bill intends to fix that by ensuring students study the nation's founding documents starting with the 1776...
City committee to handle all things weed

...skateboards under their chairs - to advocate sales tax money go toward education and the school district."The education systems are struggling currently with their budgets," 15-year-old Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School student...
Shorting schools now will require catchup later

...He said there's a possibility the studies will reveal potentials for cost savings or consolidation within the education system, although "I always think it's hard to find ways to make things cost less." The greater possibility is that...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Higher education diversifies state economy

...leaders to continue to put education at the top of the list of priorities, and I encourage those who work in our education system to embrace innovative ideas that are responsive to the needs of our state.We have many examples of this kind of...
Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...the Senate majority include establishing Alaska leadership in Arctic research and policy, honing Alaska's public education system and solidifying a plan for the liquefied natural gas pipe line."That's still a really big unknown," Meyer...
Local | AK legislature
Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...why we need to listen and try to figure out why people suffer. Alaska Natives are already marginalized in Alaskan education systems and are in a complex system of social structures that repeatedly fail them and therefore fail our entire state...
Lady liberty

...for efficiencies within the system. In DHSS... I think a lot of that is corrupt.Q: How would you change the education system?A: I think you should give students the opportunity to graduate early. Why not say, look, if you want to get...


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