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.
“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
Nome Superintendent Shawn Arnold proposed a resolution aimed at adding the holiday to the district’s official calendar.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
Hear our October 8th discussion on education, ranging from the importance of student confidence and family involvement to the value of culturally relevant curricula.
The school board discussed upgrades — from emergency lighting to payroll processing — at their work session last week.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.
At Seat C, Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell are vying to replace Betsy Brennan. Meanwhile, Keith Conger is running unopposed for Seat D.
The October 1st episode of Exchange featured a live debate between the two candidates running for Nome mayor on the October 6 ballot: Denise Michels and Richard Beneville.
On the Sep. 10 episode of Exchange, we talked about models of successful education in western Alaska — and how we’re preparing students for life after high school.