While Anchorage School District Superintendent Jharrett Bryantt has inexplicably prohibited famed brain surgeon and national educational advocate Dr. Ben Carson from visiting Mountain View Elementary School, Carson is planning to visit some private schools in
The Alaska Policy Forum recently held a webinar to inform Anchorage families about three of many options available for those who no longer want to enroll their children in the Anchorage School District. Controversy erupted last month when the Anchorage
Mat-Su Central, a correspondence program in the Mat-Su School District, is welcoming Anchorage-area families who are unhappy with the school district’s last-minute decision to clamp down on how families use correspondence allotments. Last month, Anchorage
Many concerned Anchorage families are wondering what they can do after the Anchorage School District decided to severely restrict how residents utilize correspondence allotment funds for the upcoming academic year. In particular, school-choice advocates are
After receiving more than 1,300 written comments and listening to more than two and a half hours of public testimony, the Alaska State Board of Education chose to delay making a final decision on whether to ban gender-confused biological males from
In a move that could inspire many more homeschooling families to drop out of the already rapidly shrinking Anchorage School District, school officials have decided to clamp down on families that utilize homeschool allotment funds to send their children to
Before I discuss schools, let’s cover some “forbidden topics”. I have a good family culture, one worth defending. I want my kids to be supported in choosing that. Further, I want my kids to remain children for a good while. I don’t want
Editor’s note: EaglExit is a growing grassroots movement of Chugiak/Eagle River residents who are working to formally secede from Anchorage to create a new independent borough. The aim is to create a small government that can better deliver essential
With Democrats controlling the Alaska State Senate, and a narrowly divided State House, activists are mobilizing all their considerable resources to push through Senate Bill 52 which includes a massive $250 million increase for government-run schools.
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