The State Board of Education and Early Development met Thursday by teleconference, and among its actions was approving the University of Alaska Southeast's new endorsement program in distance delivery and e-learning for certificated teachers.
Fifty-six bills and three resolutions were released, including proposed measures creating a pilot program for a shortened school week, heightening identification requirements for would-be voters, and establishing a schedule and process for state agency performance audits, as the first set of prefiled legislation for the incoming 28th Alaska State Legislature Monday.The prefiled legislation constitutes the first new bills and resolutions offered for consideration in the upcoming legislative session, which starts next Tuesday.
Christopher Simon of Huslia has been named Rural Education Coordinator at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, effective August 16. Simon has served as principal of the Jimmy Huntington School in Huslia since 2010.
Madison Manning, a senior at Meshik School in Port Heiden in the Lake and Peninsula School District, and Thomas Krasnican, a junior at Service High School in the Anchorage School District, are Alaska's delegates to the United States Senate Youth Program for the 2012-2013 school year, Alaska Education Commissioner Mike Hanley announced Friday.
JUNEAU - The state Board of Education and Early Development has approved the curriculum requirements for 2011 seniors to seek performance scholarships. The goal of officials is to have a...
After a three-month delay, the state Board of Education and Early Development in June approved a 10-year renewal application for the Ketchikan Charter School. However, the school still is waiting for local approval of a wall at its new home.
The Ketchikan School Board approved a three-year contract with the Ketchikan Charter School on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The approval is contingent on receipt and board approval of the school's academic goals and achievement levels.
We're a bit puzzled by Rep. Wes Keller's House Bill 5.
What did Alexander Baranov, Gen. Billy Mitchell, Bennie Benson, Elizabeth Peratrovich and Libby Riddles contribute to Alaska? If you don't know, perhaps you too could benefit from the teaching of Alaska history.
JUNEAU - The State Board of Education and Early Development recently revised regulations related to school facilities and assessments. Under revised school facilities regulations, school...
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