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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...
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...
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...
New nonfiction DVDs

...responsible for the content of textbooks throughout the nation. Though there are only 15 members of the Texas State Board of Education, textbooks are expensive to produce and are revised only every decade, and so the team's decisions ripple...
State board adopts school performance regulation

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska State Board of Education recently approved a regulation to ease performance standards for small schools and alternative high schools, after finding the...

...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...
My Turn: State money will compromise private schools' autonomy system funded by public money, provided for and overseen by the Alaska Legislature through the Alaska State Board of Education and the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (EED). The second approach relates to private...


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