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A tablet for every Alaskan student and teacher?

Top officials from the Alaska Association of School Boards testified Monday afternoon in front of two senators on a subcommittee delegated by the Senate Finance Committee to work on the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development's budget, describing the goals of a four-year initiative to provide all of Alaska's students and teachers with tablet computers.
Chosen to lead! Youth from across Alaska & Yukon Territory gather for RYLA

...activities and exercises to inspire personal discovery and building of friendships. Timi Tullis of the Alaska Association of School Boards has been facilitating RYLAs for the last twelve years and said, although many students enter the event...
Borough School Board

It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as a member of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education since 1998.
State, KPBSD takes action against cyber-bullying

State lawmakers have introduced a bill that would expand the rules of school-related bullying.
Voting for McAdams

Scott McAdams is the U.S. Senate candidate in the best position to support Alaska's children and Alaska's schools.
Crawford: Borough sales tax should be kept at 2 percent

Name: Lorraine "Sammy" Crawford
Class size pull candidates into race

Editor's note: Each of the candidates was asked to submit an opinion piece and to fill out a questionnaire provided by the Clarion. School board candidates' opinion pieces may be found on page A-4 and their questionnaire responses on A-5 in today's Clarion.
Task forces discuss borough special revenue fund, outsourcing as solutions to shrinking dollars for schools

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District continued to search for ways to keep offering its students a full palette of activities in spite of a tight budget Friday as two task forces met at the Borough Building in Soldotna.
Budget grows, enrollment doesn?t

Editor?s note: The following is the second in a series of stories examining school funding. Tuesday?s story focuses on how teachers make ends meet in the classroom.
Financially strapped district searches for way to fill $3 million budget gap

The mood was grim Tuesday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's first public hearing on the budget for the next school year.


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