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Amid Education Spending Clash, Olson Favors Increased Per-Student Funds

Two days after the scheduled end of session and Alaska lawmakers are still wrangling with how they’ll fund public schools. And until the education question is settled, the state’s capital budget is in legislative limbo. At issue is whether lawmakers will significantly increase the Base Student Allocation—the money each district gets for every student enrolled—or…

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Update News: April 24th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: For the first time in almost 20 years, NJUS will raise water and sewer rates; State’s capital budget lingers in limbo as legislative session drags on; Legislatures, educators, and advocates not on the same page about where school funding should come from; A sweeping reform bill for Alaska’s prisons is heading to…

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Update News: February 19th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Mike Morgan and Chris Olds are the first in to the mid-race layover in Nome; The Nome Board of Ed discusses the FY2015 budget, and hears public remarks on problems at NBHS during it’s regular meeting; Lawmakers in RCA Committee vote unanimously to approve HB 216, officially recognizing 20 Alaska Native…

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Update News: February 18th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: A group of Republican state senators wants to change the make-up of a commission that vets judges for the governor; The Iditarod Trail Committee’s Board of Directors votes to keep the race restart in Willow; Opponents of a proposed education amendment rally outside the state capital; Top Iron Dog racers separated by…

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