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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...

    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...

    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...

    Harvard’s anti-homeschool summit cancelled

    An anti-homeschool summit that was scheduled for next month at Harvard Law School has reportedly been cancelled. According to one of the invited speakers, the...

    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...

    Anti-homeschool summit features influential Alaskan

    Parental rights advocates are concerned about an upcoming Harvard summit in June that includes nationally known figures who want homeschooling banned and/or heavily regulated...

    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...

    Tips for Alaskans considering homeschool this fall

    In response to COVID-19, Alaska took the unprecedented step of closing schools from mid-March until the end of the school year. Schools both in...

    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...

    Alaska’s homeschool ranks surge amid virus outbreak

    With COVID-19 shutting down all traditional public schools in Alaska, tens of thousands of parents have been thrust, almost overnight, into the role of...

    Homeschool options: A list of all state-funded programs in Alaska

    Alaska offers 30 public-homeschool programs for students across the state. These options provide parents with a roughly $2,000 educational allotment for each enrolled child....

    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’s failing public schools need some stiff competition

    In late 2019 Alaskans learned that, despite spending more than 1.6 billion dollars every year on education, our elementary and high school students ranked...

    Alaska parents have rights when schools push LGBT agenda

    In 1978, the Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), otherwise known as the Hatch Amendment was passed after parents were shocked and outraged to learn that...

    Governor: Alaska parents have choices when educating kids

    Governor Mike Dunleavy is highlighting the opportunities Alaskans have to send their children to private, public, charter, religious or home-schools. In observance of National School...

    Letter to school board: Keep pornographic LGBT material away from our kids

    The big issue in Fairbanks this week was the pornographic LGBT curriculum the Fairbanks North Star School District's curriculum committee is trying to add...

    It’s not a dirty word – we’re all ‘political’

    Calling anything “political” is now akin to an outright insult. Even politicians shy away from the “political” label these days. The word, however, simply...

    Education on their terms: Alaska homeschoolers reap moral, academic rewards

    Students in an exclusive Eagle River school learn coding and robotics in science, study American Sign Language and Latin in language arts, and master...

    Alaska youth equipped to defend faith, engage society

    A new generation of culturally and politically minded young Alaskans are preparing to bring a Christian worldview to the pressing issues of their day. For...

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