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Commissioner says districts responsive to school rankings

...improvement plans, but even higher-performing schools seem more interested in improving their rank, he said.Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, asked during an education committee meeting Friday whether the changes meant that schools where students...
My Turn: From the privileged few to We the People

For the third time in four years, Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, is pushing legislation that would require Alaska school districts to develop an American constitutionalism history...
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...Tennessee and other states are now considering similar bills at the suggestion of Republican sponsors.Alaska state Rep. Wes Keller, one of three House sponsors, has called the bill a "soft mandate." The Wasilla Republican said he wants to allow...
State | AK legislature
Lawmaker wants to examine state's credits, exemptions

...history of American constitutionalism to be taught to secondary school students. The bill is from Republican Reps. Wes Keller, Dan Saddler and Bob Lynn. A similar proposal died during the last Legislature. Proposed gas purchaseThe Senate Special...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...occupations relating to radiologic technology, radiation therapy and nuclear medicine technology.? HB 30 - Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla - Requires school districts to develop and require student completion of a history of American constitutionalism component...
Local | AK legislature
Four southcentral legislators form 'freedom caucus'

...freedom caucus."The four include Lora Reinbold of Eagle River, Shelley Hughes of Palmer, and Cathy Tilton and Wes Keller of Wasilla, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.The caucus will let members compare notes and promote conservative concepts...
House majority, minority announce new organization

...Chair)? Community and Regional Affairs Committee: Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla (Chair)? Education Committee: Wes Keller, R-Wasilla (Chair)? Health and Social Services Committee: Paul Seaton, R-Homer (Chair)? Transportation...
Alaska faces fine over undeclared bullets, lighter

...ship bullets, a cigarette lighter and an aerosol can by air to Juneau without declaring them.The lawmaker, Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, said he plans to reimburse the state for the penalty. He called it an embarrassing mistake.The 2013...
Grizzly bear may be vehicle plate option

...on their license plates. The bill calls for a repeat of the bear design used on the 1976 Alaska vehicle tag.Rep. Wes Keller of Wasilla said Alaska vehicle plates are seen as a symbol of state pride and promote the state when vehicles are driven...
Questions raised over Alaska Native language bill

...grandmother was not allowed to speak her language and thus was not able to pass it to other generations, including her.Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, said he had problems with the bill noting the word "official" appears 650 times in Alaska statutes...
State | AK legislature


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