The Anchorage School Board will consider revisions to the School District’s suspension and expulsion notification policies Monday, roughly two weeks after parents sued the district over its disciplinary process.
It’s no exaggeration to say UAA student Kjersti Andreassen had to leave her homeland to meet its king. She’s Norwegian, and he’s…well…he’s His Majesty King Harald V, age 78, the king of her country.Kathleen McCoy
It takes approximately eight minutes and 52 seconds for a shuttle carrying astronauts to the International Space Station to get to space, according to astronaut Steve Swanson, who visited Ketchikan earlier this month.Megan Petersen
The unfortunate thing about the Baja car is its name. Baja has nothing to do with it. UAA’s student engineers won’t be racing their off-road buggy up and down the sand dunes and beaches of coastal Mexico.Kathleen McCoy
The Anchorage School District said Tuesday that it will not lay off any classroom teachers next school year after the School Board trimmed the previously approved 2015-16 school year budget by nearly $15.7 million earlier this month, cutting about 60 teaching jobs.Tegan Hanlon
It’s true. The green and gold confetti already has fluttered down upon the 1,300-plus mortarboards and lei-laden UAA graduates of 2015. Summer session begins Monday. Still, the end of spring semester is so rich with presentations and projects come to fruition that it’s worth one last dip into student scholarship.Kathleen McCoy
The school district is replacing an eight-grade history textbook that some educators say is politically biased, after a speech pathologist for the district and mother of three children complained that the book is "highly prejudiced," blatantly political, includes religious perspectives and contains many inaccuracies.Associated Press