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
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
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”
The Interior Taxpayers’ Association (ITA) is holding a forum on Sept. 7 for candidates running in borough and city races in Fairbanks this October. Unlike most forums, the ITA avoids canned questions and instead allows robust audience participation with a
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
Two weeks after being barred from her classroom at Lathrop High School following a discussion on police and race relations, Fairbanks teacher Connie Gardner is breaking her silence. Her removal from the school and forced administrative leave made
After a year of unprecedented public comment over highly controversial changes to the Fairbanks School District’s curriculum, the final piece of the language arts overhaul was approved by the school board’s liberal majority. The 4-3 vote reflects deep
The Fairbanks School Board is being pressured to approve the final piece in one of the most controversial curriculum overhauls in the history of the Fairbanks North Star Borough. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the board will consider the last pillar to a language arts
Educational bureaucrats who want to see LGBTQ classes introduced in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will make another push for their ideologically driven curriculum on election day. On Nov. 3, as Alaskans head to the polls, the Fairbanks
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