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    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...

    Planned Parenthood seeks recruiter to promote abortion to Alaska teens

    Alaska’s most notorious abortion business is looking to hire a youth group leader to recruit Anchorage teens for ideologically driven programs that advocate for...

    Pro-life, pro-family Anchorage voter guide shows stark differences among candidates

    There could not be greater contrasts among the candidates running for Anchorage Assembly and Anchorage School Board seats, especially with regards to pro-life, parental...

    Fairbanks School Board to hear LGBT course plan

    The Fairbanks North Star School District will hold its previously scheduled meeting which includes a presentation on the school district's plan to weave controversial...

    Fairbanks forges ahead with plan to expose students to LGBT classes

    The Fairbanks North Star School District is undaunted in its effort to weave LGBTQ books, materials and themes into high school courses. Despite months of...

    Take the family to Iditarod 48 – it’s living, panting history

    The start of the 48th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gives families a chance to bond while introducing the next generation of Alaskans to...

    Effort to change state song on the move

    House Bill 193, which alters Alaska’s state song by adding a second verse suggesting there are “bars among our cultures,” while pledging allegiance to...

    Losing our children: A snapshot of Alaska’s population loss

    School-age children now account for just 18% of Alaskans, down from a peak of 29.2% in 1970. The population of 5 to 17-year-olds has...

    Fairbanks seeks to affirm students’ gender expression – hide it from parents

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District wants to add “gender expression” to its list of classifications that are protected from “harassment.” On March 3,...

    Planned Parenthood trained teens urge Alaska legislators to back explicit sex-ed

    On Feb. 18, members of the Health & Social Services Committee in the Alaska House sat through a presentation featuring teenagers from Anchorage and...

    Report: Increased spending hasn’t helped Alaska’s students

    An Alaska think tank just released a policy brief showing that while education spending in the state has skyrocketed, academic achievement has plummeted. The Alaska...

    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...

    Fairbanks school board meeting tonight – last one spent 2 hours on LGBT curriculum

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will meet again tonight, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. During the last meeting, Jan. 21, the board listened...

    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...

    Fairbanks mobilizing against school district’s push for LGBT classes

    A storm is brewing in Fairbanks as residents mobilize to oppose the Fairbanks North Star School District’s plan to introduce radical LGBTQ sexual themes...

    Despite opposition, radical LGBT classes still planned for Fairbanks schools

    In the face of community resistance, the Fairbanks North Star School district remains undeterred in its push to introduce controversial LGBTQ curriculum into classrooms. A...

    Alaska’s public schools are in crisis – it’s time to end their monopoly

    Last month the superintendents of seven Alaska school districts sent Governor Mike Dunleavy, a former teacher himself, a letter declaring that “Alaska’s students are...

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