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Charter school accents Native culture

...he said. "I think it's cool." The Effie Kokrine Charter School opens Thursday with an emphasis on Alaska Native...should have happened a long time ago." The Effie Kokrine Charter School is the idea of Native educators, leaders and...
State Legislature throws charter schools a lifeline

...funding," Taylor said. Another school to get caught in the charter school funding trap in recent years was Effie Kokrine Charter School in Fairbanks. It intended to be above 150 students, but twice fell just a few students short, costing it...
Supporters of Native education to plan school

...Yannotti said. The state doesn't offer grants to help people apply for a charter school. Organizers of the Effie Kokrine Charter School will apply to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board for a charter in October, said Bob Maguire, director...
Strong minds, cartilage a must in ear pull contest

...string to strengthen it for the men's final between Shangin and Anthony Binion, a 15-year-old student at Effie Kokrine Charter School in Fairbanks. The string broke twice, forcing them to go four attempts before Shangin was declared the winner...
Fairbanks students learn native culture, mushing

FAIRBANKS - Seventh- and eighth-grade students at Effie Kokrine Charter School have found a way to combine learning and fun while also incorporating Alaska Native culture and one of the most popular sports...


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