Beginning in a few weeks, students all across the Mat-Su Borough School District will begin each day with a brief moment of silence. The Mat-Su School Board voted 5-1 on Sept. 21 to approve a new policy that requires area principals to set aside one
In an effort to give students a moment of introspection to start each day, the Mat-Su School Board is set to vote on a new policy that would require area principals to set aside one to two minutes at the start of each day for “quiet reflection.” “The
With a packed room of highly concerned parents on hand, the Mat-Su School Board voted 5-1 on Sept. 7 to rescind one part of a 2015 guideline that had previously allowed gender-confused students to access locker rooms and bathrooms that were not in alignment
The Mat-Su School Board was caught off guard when a little-known administrative protocol on transgender students came to light last week. Written in 2015, but essentially buried deep in the school district’s website and completely unknown to several
The Mat-Su Borough School District voted 6-1 on June 15 to approve a new policy aimed at protecting girls’ sports from male athletes who internally identify as females. Board Member Dwight Probasco was the lone no vote. In passing the new policy the
The ACLU of Alaska is directing LGBTQ activists to flood the June 15 Mat-Su School Board meeting in opposition to a plan that would safeguard girls’ sports from biological males who claim to be female. Most school board members appear to be on board with
As previously reported in the Watchman, the Mat-Su School Board is looking to enact a policy change to maintain fairness in girls’ athletics by ensuring that transgender biological males who identify as female cannot compete on all-girls sports teams or
In an effort to maintain fairness in athletic opportunities for girls, the Mat-Su School Board is looking to amend its policy to ensure that transgender biological males who identify as female cannot compete on all-girls sports teams or events. “Requiring
The Mat-Su School Board, which governs the second largest school district in Alaska, is considering a resolution to limit the number of times any member can run for office without taking a break. Set for introduction on Feb. 16, the resolution asks the Mat-Su
A proposed policy update by the Mat-Su School Board would make it abundantly clear that parents have ultimate authority over the education of their children in public schools. On Jan. 20, the board is scheduled to vote on a proposed update clarifying parental
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