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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: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: The Nome City Council discusses the city’s stance on upcoming Coastal Management ballot initiative; Alaska legislature moves alcohol regulation to Department of Commerce; A federal three-judge panel to hear arguments Thursday on state’s redistricting plan; State health officials say the percent of overweight or obese students in Anchorage schools declined last year;…

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