Education

Michael Conti’s versatile scramble of a brain only needs a one-word platform -- hockey -- from which to explore the world. That’s obvious from a walk through his rich, two-room “Stick and Puck” exhibit at the Anchorage Museum, open through April 10. With it, Conti serves up a rink of beer, broken bodies, bloodlust and beauty.

Kathleen McCoy
Fairbanks English teacher Tim Parker was elected president of Alaska's National Education Association, the 13,000-member teachers union, this week.Tegan Hanlon
The Tanaina Child Development Center is moving to the Alaska Regional Hospital — almost exactly a year after the popular nonprofit was asked to leave its longtime space at the University of Alaska Anchorage.Tegan Hanlon
Markus Potter founded and is artistic director for the NewYorkRep. He came to UAA's campus this week as part of the production for “Stalking the Bogeyman,” running April 1-24 on the UAA Mainstage.Kathleen McCoy
In January, 17 students got their diplomas from CyberLynx’s year-round high school completion program, which fills a unique niche in the state’s vast educational landscape, providing long-distance education to students who dropped out of high school. Tegan Hanlon

The University of Alaska Board of Regents discuss operating and capital budgets and a tuition increase on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at UAA. 

Tegan Hanlon
Mike Hanley is stepping down from his position as Alaska's education commissioner, education officials confirmed Wednesday. Tegan Hanlon
A review by the national Council of Great City Schools praised the Anchorage School District’s human resources employees but found problems in recruitment and communication.Tegan Hanlon
COMMENT: If Alaska hopes to have a stable, educated and healthy future workforce, it needs to take care of it now, while it’s still in diapers, or spend exponentially more down the road.Jill Burke