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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 on its list, which is 75% of all religiously affiliated schools in the state. These institutions

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 school or various specialized schools. We can accept state funding to join a homeschool charter program
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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 holds the red lantern of literacy as measured in the 4th and 8th grade. It’s time to have an honest
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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 state. An April 23 notice from the state’s Education Commissioner Michael
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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 2019-2020 school year in order to protect students and the general public from the spread of COVID-19. Student
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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 to be presented officially on March 17, but with the COVID-19 panic the meeting was canceled. It remains to