Education

High school students from across the country are competing in math, economics, music, and literature and other subjects during the United States Academic Decathlon. 

Bob Hallinen

These two Alaskans -- Steve Atwater and Deena Paramo -- want to be the next superintendent of the Anchorage School District.

Tegan Hanlon,Loren Holmes
The Anchorage School Board has whittled down the list of superintendent candidates from 84 to two: Steve Atwater and Deena Paramo. Here's what they want to do if they get the district's top spot.Tegan Hanlon
About a week ago, UAA hosted an Alaska Native Studies Conference that drew 400 participants to 48 panels and two keynote addresses.Kathleen McCoy
A lack of resources and qualified staff led to the University of Alaska Fairbanks mishandling sexual assault cases between 2011 and 2014, according to review released by the university Friday.Tegan Hanlon
UAF Interim Dean Steve Atwater and Mat-Su Superintendent Deena Paramo are the finalists for the job of Anchorage schools superintendent, the School Board announced Friday.Tegan Hanlon
Anchorage School District Superintendent Ed Graff was named a finalist for a new job in Minnesota Wednesday, two days before the Anchorage School Board was scheduled to announce finalists for his replacement.Tegan Hanlon
The Barrow Whalers sports program has had a busy winter of winning, and that could make a long-lasting difference in students' lives.Marc Lester
The Legislature’s conference committee on the state budget has proposed a $50 million cut to the University of Alaska’s budget in a Thursday night vote, though the Democratic legislators say they will fight back.Tegan Hanlon,Nathaniel Herz

Visitors viewing “Qayat” (“Kayaks”), a new exhibit at the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak, will get their first look at one of its star attractions, a single person Alutiiq kayak. The historic traditional watercraft was taken from Alaska around 150 years ago and only returned this spring.

 

Mike Dunham