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House puts hold on education measure

...measure intended to delay implementation of new education standards suffered a serious setback Wednesday when the House Education Committee held it with only a few weeks left in the session.The sponsor of House Resolution 9, Rep. Tammie Wilson...
State | AK legislature
Bill will end required education contribution

...Alaska's education funding has prompted a House bill seeking to repeal the required local contribution.The House Education Committee heard the first reading of the bill sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole. Another hearing is scheduled...
State | AK legislature
House Education Committee passes constitutional curriculum bill

JUNEAU - Lawmakers on the House Education Committee on Wednesday approved a bill mandating that students learn the nation's founding documents before graduating high school. It...
LeDoux's HB197 ending social promotion of 3rd-graders held literacy requirements will remain in the House Education Committee during the interim period.HB197, by Rep...held back."The bill was introduced to the House Education Committee on Wednesday. Rep. Lynn Gattis, the committee's...
Supporters highlight merits of 4-day school week bill

...give districts another tool to address families' needs in rural areas, proponents of House Bill 21 told the House Education Committee Friday morning.Reps. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, and Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, who introduced the...
Letter: Alaska should be next to pass Erin's Law

...about it, we give all of the power and control to those who commit these horrible acts.HB233 moved out of the House Education Committee quickly last Friday morning. The bill has broad, bi-partisan support and I'm hopeful it will pass this...
Not done yet

...people. The Senate version of HB 278 didn't address tenure.Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, chair of the House Education Committee, said that could be a sore spot.
State | AK legislature
ABCs & resource parity

...conservation issues in Alaska classrooms was heard in House Education Committee, March 30. The curriculum would embrace Article...Constitution."During his testimony to the House Education Committee, Dick said his constituents have come to him...
American constitutionalism bill likely won't change JSD curriculum

...House bill on American constitutionalism becomes law, as the district already offers what the bill seeks. The House Education Committee on Wednesday moved forward with House Bill 5, which will require students to take a course on American constitutionalism...
House Education moves 'Erin's Law'

JUNEAU - The House Education Committee on Friday advanced the so-called "Erin's Law," which is an effort to prevent childhood sexual abuse.Namesake Erin Merryn...
State | AK legislature


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