With cuts looming, NPS is preparing two budgets this year — one that assumes everything goes according to plan and another that predicts significant slashes.
After suggesting higher minimum enrollment, Rep. Lynn Gattis says she “doesn’t know” if she’ll introduce a bill — or if it would even pass.
The program would facilitate and fund professional development for current staff with the aim of “growing our own administrators.”
Superintendent Shawn Arnold said education funding could face cuts next year, but Sitnasuak has donated nearly $100,000 to the district.
To receive state funding, Alaska schools must have a minimum of 10 students. But some lawmakers are looking at raising the number to 20 or 25.
Now valued at more than $50 billion, the annual PFD payout is based on an average of the interest earned on the fund’s past five years of investments.
The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.
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