A few weeks after agreeing not to ask Alaska teens controversial questions about their gender identity and sexual orientation, some of Alaska’s leading health officials and state partners are now brainstorming ways to uncover this information without
Beginning in a few weeks, students all across the Mat-Su Borough School District will begin each day with a brief moment of silence. The Mat-Su School Board voted 5-1 on Sept. 21 to approve a new policy that requires area principals to set aside one
GUEST COLUMN BY JON & RUTH EWIG Whether we have young children or teens in homeschool, private or public school we need to fulfill our duty as American citizens to participate in voting at the local community as well as state and national levels.
The national project, Opt Out Today, has laid out exactly how Alaskan teachers can leave their local chapter of the National Education Association (NEA) union. Opt Out Today is a project of the Freedom Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1991 to
A national parental rights advocacy group, composed of mothers from across the nation, has given Alaska’s U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski a failing grade when it comes to supporting key issues that are important to American moms. Moms for America, which claims to
In an effort to give students a moment of introspection to start each day, the Mat-Su School Board is set to vote on a new policy that would require area principals to set aside one to two minutes at the start of each day for “quiet reflection.” “The
A new report looking at educational freedom in all 50 states found that Alaska is near the bottom of the stack. Published Sept. 9 by the Heritage Foundation, the Education Freedom Report Card serves as a guide for assessing educational freedoms in each state.
Alaska’s education system has failed our children. Nationally, Alaska is 47th in education and our fourth graders are dead last. How can this be when Alaska spends more per-pupil on education than most other states in the nation? That’s abject failure.
As you know, we usually focus on the battle front in Alaska, but this federal move by the Biden Administration DEMANDS our attention and immediate action because it directly impacts our children and grandchildren! Here’s what’s happening: The
The State of Alaska is seeking input into which questions should be asked during the biennial Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), which typically gathers information about the sexual practices, drug use home life and general health and wellbeing of high
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