Education

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
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