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    Scrambling Anchorage parents ask school district for homeschool stipends

    Parents are petitioning the Anchorage School District for financial help as they take on the task of homeschooling their children this year. The district notified...

    Alaska Attorney General supports high school coach’s right to pray on field

    Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson joined 21 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief to the Ninth Circuit in support of a Washington state...

    Finding offense with the perpetually offended

    There is an apt phrase seen on bumper-stickers: “Tolerance has become Intolerable.” The culture of victimization has T-boned its way into our lives. There are...

    Alaska Planned Parenthood brags on gender hormone and abortion services in 2019

    The Planned Parenthood chapter that oversees four abortion clinics in Alaska is celebrating its perceived successes over the past year. This includes the death...

    Social justice activists come after Alaska high school’s ‘Warrior’ mascot

    The growing controversy of renaming sports teams around the nation and eliminating what some view as culturally insensitive mascots has reached Wasilla High School...

    Supreme Court rules states can’t discriminate against religious schools

    On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states cannot prohibit tuition grants or scholarships to private religious schools if they award...

    Dept. of Education says boys competing as girls violates federal law – Alaska does this

    Alaska’s practice of letting boys compete as girls in high school sports could jeopardize its federal education funding. The U.S. Department of Education said the...

    Homeschool numbers in Mat-Su may double

    In the wake of COVID-19, it appears the number of homeschool students may double in the Mat-Su Borough, which is home to the state's...

    Mat-Su book clash reveals flaw with how schools tackle divisive topics

    After three hours of call-in public testimony, including name-calling, half-truths and some thoughtful insights, the Mat-Su Borough School Board gaveled out of its May...

    Mat-Su School Board issues statement on book controversy

    The following statement was issued by the Mat-Su School Board on May 6 to address controversy and misunderstanding surrounding its decision to remove five...

    Mat-Su to announce finalists to replace school superintendent

    Alaska’s second largest school district is about to announce the top finalists in its search for a new superintendent who will oversee 46 schools...

    Book controversy shows need to empower Mat-Su parents, school board president says

    There’s nothing like national media coverage over a local controversy to liven up a school board meeting in Alaska. In the wake of the Mat-Su...

    Media fixation on Mat-Su’s so-called ‘book ban’ begs comparison to Fairbanks

    The Mat-Su School Board made national news a few days ago for its decision to remove 5 modern American classics from the list of...

    Schools took the role of parents because we let them

    Much has been said about Alaskan student test scores lately. We now hold the honor of being dead last in literacy rates. That's right,...

    Fairbanks parents defeated by school district’s pro-LGBT forces

    Battle hardened educational bureaucrats finally pushed aside Fairbanks parents and concerned community members to force through a curriculum that weaves leftist ideology, multiculturalism and...

    Alaska allows graduation ceremonies with strict limits

    Alaska’s high school graduates will be allowed to participate in small, heavily sanitized in-person graduation ceremonies under new COVID-19 health guidelines released from the...

    Fairbanks school board to vote on radical shift in education

    After months of opposition, hundreds of emails and many hours of public testimony, the Fairbanks School Board will finally vote on whether to approve...

    Alaska schools closed for rest of the academic year

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced April 9 that all of Alaska’s public and private K-12th grade schools will remain closed for the remainder of the...

    The sad, bizarre state of Alaska’s government schools

    Earlier this month the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District published the final draft of its new policies on transgender students. It was going...

    Alaska mandates private and public schools closures until May 1

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued his eighth health mandate for the State of Alaska, closing all private, religious and public schools until May 1 in...

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