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    Holy Rosary is Alaska’s top private school in national ranking

    When it comes to private education in Alaska, Holy Rosary Academy in Midtown Anchorage is the very best. This according to the latest national...

    Alaska School Choice Convention is about reimagining education, empowering parents

    For more than century the U.S. has conducted education by pouring government funds into brick-and-mortar neighborhood public schools. It seemed to work for a...
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    7.11 > Our Leftist Training Grounds

    We cannot ignore the fact that Alaska’s government schools are overrun by entrenched bureaucrats bent on using their immense power to indoctrinate our kids...

    Bill introduced to protect Alaska women’s sports from transgender biological males

    To ensure fairness for Alaska’s female athletes, a bill was introduced in the State Senate on May 13 by Sen. Shelley Hughes (R-Palmer). The bill...

    Alaska athletic board nixes mandatory COVID tests for student soccer players and wrestlers

    Two weeks after mandating a controversial COVID testing policy for all high school soccer players and wrestlers, the state’s athletic board reversed its decision,...

    Private homeschool convention seeks to equip and empower Alaska parents

    The annual Alaska Statewide Homeschool Convention is back. Hosted by Alaska Private and Home Educators Association (APHEA), the event is the largest gathering of...

    ASAA tables plan to punish Alaska student athletes for ‘hate speech’

    The Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) postponed action to impose severe penalties on any student athlete who uses certain words deemed “hate speech.” The item...

    Proposal would punish Alaska athletes for ‘hate speech’

    The Alaska School Activities Association, which governs high school sports across the state, is set to vote on a new policy that would impose...

    50 private religious schools to consider in Alaska

    Each year the Private School Review researches and lists quality private religious schools across the nation. This year, the group included 50 Alaska schools...

    Dunleavy: Alaskans should be empowered to choose how their kids are educated

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy is highlighting the choices Alaskans have when educating children, whether that be private, public, charter, religious, online or home-schools. In observance of...

    Who could be against school choice in Alaska?

    Alaskans love choice and have lots to celebrate with the many publicly funded schooling options available for our children. We can choose standard public...

    Eastman vs. Sumner for Alaska House: Here’s where they stand

    In the race for the Alaska House seat in District 10 (Wasilla), the Alaska Watchman is not making any endorsements. In order to give...

    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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