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Stalemate on education reform continues

...selected three members to hash out a compromise.The Senate's delegates are Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, and Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel.The House tabbed Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, Rep. Lynn...
State | Local | AK legislature
Education funding fix passes House, moves to Senate

...wait to find a long-term solution for the retirement program next year. In the other major unanswered topic, Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla and a finance member, said no decision on education funding has been made. Currently, Juneau schools...
State | AK legislature
Legislative Roundup: March 16, 2014

...Monday hearing a bill for creating a grant program to assist correspondence studies.The bill, sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican from Wasilla, calls for a grant program in providing materials and equipment for correspondence studies...
State | AK legislature
Proposed constitutional amendment on education pulled from Senate calendar

...religious schools was pulled from the Senate floor ahead of scheduled debate Wednesday.The measure's sponsor, Sen. Mike Dunleavy, said he expected it to return, though there was question about whether it would."I would be surprised to see...
State | AK legislature
Panel advances proposed education amendment

...JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee has advanced a proposed constitutional amendment on education.SJR9, from Sen. Mike Dunleavy, would strike a provision in the state constitution prohibiting use of public funds for the direct benefit of private...
Senate Finance advances Alaska education amendment

...say could open the door to more choice in education but critics fear could hurt public schools.SJR9, from Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, would strike a provision in the state constitution prohibiting use of public funds for the direct benefit...
State | AK legislature
Fairbanks wants no part of schools insurance pool

...would require Alaska school districts to pool employee health insurance plans.Senate Bill 90, sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, has been billed as a way to save money through economies of scale, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
Tech for home school bill sticks in committee

...student equipment and technology services for correspondence schools and home schooling.The bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, calls for an increase from an 80 percent base student allocation for those involved in correspondence...
Begich: Public money for public schools

...two-thirds of the vote in each the state House and Senate to pass. The proposal on the Senate side, proposed by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, has yet to receive sufficient support for it to move to the Senate floor for a vote.Begich, in an...
State | AK legislature
Report recommends Alaska insurance pooling option

...district employees under a state-managed plan as a way to save districts money. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, and held over from the last session for further review.The committee received the report during a...


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