Editor’s note: The following article details the ongoing two-year bureaucratic saga that an Anchorage family has faced in unsuccessfully imploring the Anchorage School District to stop reading a book about transgenderism to elementary age students. It’s
As a former so-called “comprehensive” sex-education teacher, I have come to understand that there are two major hindrances for young people in the area of sexual decision making. First, youth lack an appreciation of their intrinsic
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
Planned Parenthood has a vested interest in making sure the Anchorage School Board is stacked with pro-abortion members who back radical sex education and the advance of the LGBTQ agenda in local schools. The head of Planned Parenthood in Alaska issued a
Anchorage education is in crisis. Test scores are dismal, many students are struggling with school closures and virtual classrooms, and radical social ideologies are creeping into the curriculum. The Watchman sent a survey to each candidate running for school
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
Wouldn’t it make sense that if parents objected to the pornography in the proposed Fairbanks North Star Borough School District curriculum that the objection would still stand if they hadn’t removed it? Well, that isn’t how the FNSB School
School begins this week in Alaska where tens of thousands of kids are set to learn at home or in private and religious school. Many others will participate in a mix of in-person and online classes provided by state schools. Parents who choose the latter
A voter guide detailing Alaska candidates’ positions on abortion, marriage, LGBT issues, religious freedom, educational choice and judicial reform has been released for Alaska’s Republican primary races. Absentee voting has already begun for the Aug. 18
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