As a former so-called “comprehensive” sex-education teacher, I have come to understand that there are two major hindrances for young people in the area of sexual decision making. First, youth lack an appreciation of their intrinsic
Roughly 50 parents, teachers, students and supporters of Holy Rosary Academy gathered outside of Archbishop Andrew Bellisario’s Anchorage offices on Oct. 25 to pray that their chief spiritual shepherd reconsider his decision to cut ties with the small
Thanks to a 2016 state law, Alaska school districts must get approval from local school boards before they can teach new sex education material to children. On Oct. 19, the Fairbanks School District asked school board members to green light curriculum
Alaska Policy Forum (APF), a nonprofit think tank in Anchorage, published a new interactive map showing that Alaska’s public schools are failing to teach basic reading, writing and math skills. The new report reveals that a full two-thirds of public school
With school board elections now behind them, the left-leaning majority of the Fairbanks North Star School Board heard a request from the school district to approve highly explicit sex education videos and graphic materials for grades 6-12. The Oct. 19 school
Despite widespread school closures, declining enrollment and many more students learning from home, or private schools, education spending in Alaska actually increased in 2020, according to a new report from the U.S. Census. Alaska spent more money in 2020 on
While the Mat-Su School District continues to grapple with low enrollment and intense community debate over whether students should be forced to wear masks during the school day, a new report by Superintendent Randy Trani also highlights areas which he
Fairbanks conservatives surged to victory in 2020 with seven of eight races going their way. In an effort to build on this momentum and elect even more strong pro-life and pro-family candidates in Fairbanks, Alaska Family Action has released its latest Values
Alaska has cancelled its biennial survey in which the state gathers detailed information about the sexual practices, drug use and general health of Alaska teens. This year’s Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) would have marked the first time since
Amid COVID mandates, critical race theory, LGBT agendas and a litany of other issues playing out in Alaska’s public schools, a new website has been launched to help Alaska parents engage with local school officials. “Be bold, but be kind,” the website
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