Education

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
The latest data collected by the federal government shows uniquely high -- and increasing -- spending on education in Alaska, while other states are cutting spending on schools.Erica Martinson

Prospective parents, alumni and neighbors took advantage of the first day of the Anchorage School District's Visit Our Schools Month on Tuesday. 

Loren Holmes
A UAA program that strives to educate Alaska Native students in science, technology, engineering and math has proposed taking over Mount Edgecumbe High School, the state-run boarding school in Sitka. Tegan Hanlon
There’s something very Alice-in-Wonderland about the research Philippe Amstislavski and his team just completed at UAA. They grew insulation -- the very thing you wrap around pipes and layer under roadways to keep permafrost from melting in summer and heaving in winter.Kathleen McCoy

Dr. Anita Sengupta, lead systems engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, spoke to students at the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program at UAA on Friday, Jan. 29.

Bob Hallinen