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Community Engagement, Part One: The Initiative and the Issues

Nome Public Schools are aiming to increase student success by strengthening adult support for youth. Their Community Engagement Initiative, an ambitious three-year project coordinated by the Alaska Association of School Boards, is the focus of a special two-part series airing this week on KNOM.

“Community Engagement, Part One: The Initiative and the Issues” airs Tuesday, February 12, after the 9 and 6 o’clock weather. Claire Richardson of the Alaska Association of School Boards addresses problems facing Nome and preventing student success. Listen here:

“Community Engagement, Part Two: Community” airs Wednesday, February 13 after the 9 and 6 o’clock weather. Tune in to hear a handful of parents, teachers, and community members talk about community and adults’ responsibilities to the younger generation.