That means fewer slots in early-childhood and after-school programs than there were before the pandemic, when the state was already strapped for child care.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy plans to introduce a bill that would set the framework for the compacts, aiming to give tribes more control to improve educational outcomes.
The 12 Iditarod rookies include Quince Mountain from Wisconsin, who appeared this year on the Discovery Channel show “Naked and Afraid.”
Health officials also believe the flu is behind a spike in absences at Rogers Park Elementary in Anchorage.
About half of the students at the Midtown Anchorage school were absent Tuesday.
This year, the number of Anchorage School District students playing the ukulele has eclipsed the number of guitar players.
The funding will help house at least 300 more Anchorage families over the next five years, says Catholic Social Services.
About $6.8 million would pay for a new roof and other fixes at Aquarian Charter School, the first time a city charter school has been included in a bond proposal.
A lawyer described the measure as a “well-intentioned but poorly-executed effort to address perceived problems with Alaska’s public education system.”
Possible improvements include bigger safety nets or new railings. Or it could be shut down for good.
A homeowner in Eagle River shot and killed a brown bear early Wednesday after it raided a chicken coop.
After a turbulent few years, the Iditarod’s new chief executive says the race is “in the process of changing the narrative.”
The new policy at Lumen Christi, a small, private school, quickly gained media attention this month as schools across the country grapple with cellphones in classrooms.
At the earliest, if the utility gets approved, the first bills could go out in about 18 months to two years.
The regents’ vote follows a recent cautionary letter by the accreditor for Alaska’s universities and pushback against the controversial consolidation.