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Gov signs bill for sexual assault prevention in schools

...teachers, counselors and administrators.Walker signed the measure Thursday.A rewrite of the bill by the Senate Education Committee included elements from other education bills and would have made prevention programs voluntary. But it was...
Committee reverts Erin's Law to original version

...elements of the new version.The Senate Finance version is a backpedal from the treatment the bill received in the Senate Education committee, led by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla. What started the session as a mandate for school districts to implement...
Negotiators agree on per-pupil school funding

...related to sexual assault awareness and prevention and dating violence. It was rewritten last month in the Senate Education Committee to make such programs optional. Provisions from other school-related bills were added onto the measure.
My Turn: Alaska Legislature should pass Bree's Law and Erin's Law

...provide education in schools to prevent sexual abuse, teen dating violence and encourage healthy relationships. Senate Education Committee Chair Mike Dunleavy, and committee members Charlie Huggins and Cathy Giessel, should be ashamed of themselves...
Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate Education Committee moved Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill Friday after rejecting amendments offered by the committee's lone Democrat...
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Panel questions charter student transit students raised questions Monday in the Senate Education Committee.Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage and a...charter is denied by a local school board.Senate Education Committee Chair Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, questioned...
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Alaska lawmakers disagree on school intervention

JUNEAU - The Senate Education Committee on Monday discussed a plan...D-Fairbanks, for the Senate Education Committee, SB 194, would affirm...194 will continue at a Senate Education Committee hearing Wednesday; HB...
Plan would use oil royalty funds for scholarships under a proposal being crafted by the Senate Education Committee. The panel's Republican co-chairman, Kevin...settlement fund contains more than $400 million, Senate Education Committee co-chairman Joe Thomas said. That generates...
Alternative Erin's Law bill gets first hearing

...the state said the legislation is a good idea, but spoke out against another unfunded mandate in Thursday's Senate Education committee hearing of McGuire's bill. There's no fiscal note on the bill, which means the cost of Erin's Law curricula...
State | Local | AK legislature
Impasse remains as few lawmakers return

...Medicaid, has held two hearings during the special session, both on the budget and none since May 4. The Senate Education Committee, which has the school bill, hasn't met. The House previously passed that bill.Aside from the budget...


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