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State approves tougher math standards for graduation

...students across the state will become more rigorous starting for incoming freshmen in the Class of 2019. The State Board of Education and Early Development met Dec. 4-5 in Anchorage to develop four new proposed regulations on learning standards...
State may require more math for diplomas

FAIRBANKS - The state Board of Education is considering a new requirement for high school graduation that's already in place in most school districts.The Fairbanks...
Board of education to consider regulations

JUNEAU - The state board of education will consider regulations surrounding how students can test-out of courses they have mastered.Lawmakers this year passed legislation...
UAS vies to reinstate superintendent certification program

...currently hiring superintendents. Sitka and Wrangell have hired new superintendents in recent years, too.The State Board of Education and Early Development, which has to authorize the program for it to be re-instated, gave UAS the go-ahead...

...House resolution to delay new education standards, The Associated Press reported erroneously the year that the state board of education approved new standards for English language arts and mathematics. A spokesman for the state education department...
State | Local
House Finance tackles charter school worries

...when a local school district denies a charter to a school, but the school wins the charter on appeal from the state Board of Education.The committee became bogged down on the issue of transporting charter school students.Rep. Tammie Wilson...
State | AK legislature
Photo: Outstanding Educator

...trophy with her children, Finn, 13, and Ellie, 6, and her mother, Marianne Manning, during a meeting of the State Board of Education & Early Development on Thursday. The Milken Family Foundation announced Yerkes' award on Oct. 31, 2013, during...
DHMS principal to receive award Thursday

...of the 2013 Milken Educator Award.Yerkes will be presented with her trophy Thursday during a meeting of the State Board of Education and Early Development, according to a state news release. The presentation will take place shortly after 8...
House Education considers delaying lesson standards

...standards. Wilson said requiring the districts to make the transition within a year was not fair.The Alaska State Board of Education approved the new English language arts and mathematic standards this year. They are to go into effect 2015...
State | AK legislature
House Education will hear delay on new standards

...overhaul their existing curriculum.The Alaska State Board of Education approved the new English language arts and mathematic...on Education Commissioner Mike Hanley and the state board of education to delay their implementation until a cost analysis...
State | AK legislature


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