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Sounding Board: Testing in Schools

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about testing in schools. Why are children given standardized tests? What do you think about them? What do the test results tell us? Are we testing for the right things? What does Alaska’s recent waiver from parts of No Child Left Behind…

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Update News: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Kuskokwim fishermen trial resumed Monday in Bethel; Alaska unveils plan to determine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s oil and gas potential; Obama administration approves Alaska’s request for No Child Left Behind waiver; Alaska volcano eruption prompting regional airlines to cancel flights to nearby communities; Kenai couple has only winning ticket in this year’s…

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Update News: Friday, June 6, 2012

In Friday’s News: Petition circulates aimed to bring attention to and stop king salmon and halibut bycatch in Bering Sea pollock fishery; No extension to comment deadline on EPA’s “Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment”; search for missing Mt. Marathon runner resumed this morning; NEA Alaska endorses President Obama; 2012 Iditarod finisher Matt Giblin disqualified from 2012…

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Update News: Tuesday, June 12, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: With the purchase of the Rock Creek Mine, BSNC plans to bring the mine back into production (hear more in Tuesday’s Profile); Stubborn ice conditions mean no processor for the 2012 Norton Sound commercial herring fishery; Alaska plans to seek waiver from provisions of No Child Left Behind; A warm, dry spring…

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