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Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...that have been making some news of their own. Unfortunately, these texts are similar to other ones we find in educational systems, and we should spend some time with the following term: cultural appropriation.A good definition for cultural...
Mallott: Being governor 'isn't about me'

...economics and environmental regulatory everything from our aviation systems to our transportation systems to our educational systems to our universities. There is probably not a single institutional or public responsibility in Alaska that is not...
More than words

...her article "Cultural Differences of Teaching and Learning: A Native American Perspective of Participating in Educational Systems and Organizations," published in the American Indian Quarterly in Spring 2003, that there is a lack of data...
My Turn: It's not too late to change the system

...better schools and smarter students, I would also ask policymakers and people in positions of influence over our educational systems to take time this summer to reconsider the process and product. If the kind of education we are providing is adequate...
letter to the editor

...the Juneau District leadership. Of course this is only the beginning of a long journey to change our schools and educational systems. But it is a good beginning; one that started with a common belief that there are things we can do immediately...
The right candidates for tough times possible learning environment for our children. We need to elect competent, informed people who understand educational systems, who know our teachers and the issues from personal experience, and who can project a sense of openness, respect...
Election district suits filed

...include areas that are socially and economically integrated, the lawsuit said. "The City of Craig does not share educational systems, health care or commercial centers with the communities of Prince William Sound," according to the lawsuit...
System changes that will lead to higher scores isn't the answer. The state needs to take a closer look at where the money is going. All of the little educational systems add up to higher or lower test scores. The following are some system changes that would lead to higher test scores...
Native leader explains Tlingit education's relevance for all societies

...He said Tlingit students are recognized as being precious and intelligent, and this can be lacking some other educational systems. He said when young people realize how precious they are, they really start to focus and control their minds...
Alaska Editorial: There's one UA tradition that should end

...9 million to cover that debt. Let's cover the bills this year, and maybe next year we can look at growing educational systems in Alaska that can only help spur economic development.


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