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News and Stories that affect children, family rights, parenting and the well being of Alaskan families.

Alaska families lawyer up fight for educational freedoms

A group of Alaskan families are preparing to defend the state’s correspondence school program against a lawsuit aimed at banning the use of state-approve allotments for non-religious educational services or expenses at private or religious schools. Filed on

Alaska in 2023: Trends, predictions and prescriptions

Editor’s note: This article is adapted from a talk given for the Valley Republican Women of Alaska’s Jan. 19 meeting in Wasilla. I want to address a few major trends and developments in Alaska as they relate to our population, education and political

Alaska event to highlight school choice options for families

In an effort to educate and empower Alaska families when it comes to educational freedoms, a School Choice Week celebration is being held this month to highlight educational options across the state, such as homeschooling, private schools, charter options and