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    Report: Increased spending hasn’t helped Alaska’s students

    An Alaska think tank just released a policy brief showing that while education spending in the state has skyrocketed, academic achievement has plummeted. The Alaska...

    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...

    Fairbanks school board meeting tonight – last one spent 2 hours on LGBT curriculum

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will meet again tonight, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. During the last meeting, Jan. 21, the board listened...

    Alaska parents have rights when schools push LGBT agenda

    In 1978, the Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), otherwise known as the Hatch Amendment was passed after parents were shocked and outraged to learn that...

    Governor: Alaska parents have choices when educating kids

    Governor Mike Dunleavy is highlighting the opportunities Alaskans have to send their children to private, public, charter, religious or home-schools. In observance of National School...

    Letter to school board: Keep pornographic LGBT material away from our kids

    The big issue in Fairbanks this week was the pornographic LGBT curriculum the Fairbanks North Star School District's curriculum committee is trying to add...

    Fairbanks mobilizing against school district’s push for LGBT classes

    A storm is brewing in Fairbanks as residents mobilize to oppose the Fairbanks North Star School District’s plan to introduce radical LGBTQ sexual themes...

    Despite opposition, radical LGBT classes still planned for Fairbanks schools

    In the face of community resistance, the Fairbanks North Star School district remains undeterred in its push to introduce controversial LGBTQ curriculum into classrooms. A...

    Inside scoop: Planned Parenthood’s 2020 strategy for Alaska

    Planned Parenthood, Alaska’s largest provider of abortions, held a strategic planning session on Jan. 7 in Anchorage. The event took place at Writer’s Block...

    Debate over adding LGBTQ classes in Fairbanks schools resumes Jan. 9

    Jan. 9 is the next meeting for a group of Fairbanks educators working on a curriculum update that includes books and material that expose...

    Fairbanks School District gets pushback on LGBTQ curriculum

    A group working on a curriculum overhaul that would expose students in Fairbanks to controversial sexual ideologies in English and social studies classes held...

    State backs group advocating for radical LGBTQ ideology in schools

    Alaska educators are being encouraged to adopt a new educational model that claims to be more child centered. Coined “Whole Child,” the model was...

    Anchorage School District encourages staff to donate to Planned Parenthood

    The Anchorage School District actively promotes charitable giving to Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the state. Through the district’s “Charitable Giving Campaign,” it...

    Mat-Su elects conservative, pro-life candidates to school board, assembly

    Pro-life candidates who support religious liberty, traditional family values and robust parental rights appear to have won four of five contests in the Mat-Su...

    Explicit LGBTQ courses planned for Fairbanks students

    Students in Fairbanks will soon be exposed to radical sexual ideologies in English and social studies classes if proposed curriculum changes are approved by...

    No religious exemption for AK teachers who breach gender-identity policy

    Earlier this week Alaska Watchman reported that all teachers who are certified by the Alaska Department of Education are now forced to abide by...

    Alaska teachers forced to refer to students by preferred gender identity

    Many Alaska schools now mandate that teachers refer to students by their preferred gender identity, even when it contradicts the student’s biological sex. In 2016...

    Alaska schools push video gaming despite student health concerns

    Despite growing concern over childhood obesity and the excessive time youth engage with digital devices, Alaska educators are encouraging teens to spend even more...

    Drag Queen Story Hour reveals a larger agenda for Alaska libraries

    Activists behind LGBTQ gender ideology are strategically leveraging community and school libraries in Alaska to shape the minds of young children and teens. The introduction...

    Alaska promotes radical sex-ed material that includes links to Planned Parenthood

    The State of Alaska continues to promote a teen dating violence awareness campaign that directs teens and educators to abortion provider Planned Parenthood, and...

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