Thanks to a 2016 state law, Alaska school districts must get approval from local school boards before they can teach new sex education material to children. On Oct. 19, the Fairbanks School District asked school board members to green light curriculum
Alaska Policy Forum (APF), a nonprofit think tank in Anchorage, published a new interactive map showing that Alaska’s public schools are failing to teach basic reading, writing and math skills. The new report reveals that a full two-thirds of public school
With school board elections now behind them, the left-leaning majority of the Fairbanks North Star School Board heard a request from the school district to approve highly explicit sex education videos and graphic materials for grades 6-12. The Oct. 19 school
While the Mat-Su School District continues to grapple with low enrollment and intense community debate over whether students should be forced to wear masks during the school day, a new report by Superintendent Randy Trani also highlights areas which he
Fairbanks conservatives surged to victory in 2020 with seven of eight races going their way. In an effort to build on this momentum and elect even more strong pro-life and pro-family candidates in Fairbanks, Alaska Family Action has released its latest Values
Alaska has cancelled its biennial survey in which the state gathers detailed information about the sexual practices, drug use and general health of Alaska teens. This year’s Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) would have marked the first time since
Amid COVID mandates, critical race theory, LGBT agendas and a litany of other issues playing out in Alaska’s public schools, a new website has been launched to help Alaska parents engage with local school officials. “Be bold, but be kind,” the website
The Fairbanks School Board is set to vote on whether to encourage area schools to recognize LGBTQ history month. A resolution for the Sept. 21 meeting aims to highlight the “numerous individuals in the LGBTQ community, globally, nationally, and locally”
In a few weeks, tens of thousands of teens from all across Alaska will be given time during school to fill out the Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Conducted every two years, it collects detailed information about the sexual practices, drug use and general
Ten candidates running for borough or city offices in Fairbanks this October participated in a recent online forum where they shared views on LGBTQ issues, community-run police oversight boards and climate change, among other issues. Hosted by the UAF Nanook
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