Public School

Watchdog group tells Alaska teachers how to quit their union

The national project, Opt Out Today, has laid out exactly how Alaskan teachers can leave their local chapter of the National Education Association (NEA) union. Opt Out Today is a project of the Freedom Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1991 to

REPORT CARD: Alaska ranks poorly on educational freedom

A new report looking at educational freedom in all 50 states found that Alaska is near the bottom of the stack. Published Sept. 9 by the Heritage Foundation, the Education Freedom Report Card serves as a guide for assessing educational freedoms in each state.

When will Alaska’s schools return to ‘normal’?

By Win Gruening – Alaska Policy Forum If the word “normal” seems overused these days, you aren’t imagining it. Everyone wants to get back to normal. Especially in our local schools. But that’s easier said than done. My perception of normal no