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Voices of Alaska: Politicians should understand the economic value of education

...has advocated a reversal of classroom cuts over the course of his legislative career, and Rep. Drummond was an Anchorage School Board member before joining the Legislature in 2013. They can be reached at and rep...
Union head says schools need more funding

...for at least 20 years," said Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage, a co-sponsor of the bill and former Anchorage school board member. She said the "cost of everything" is increasing, from fuel to maintenance costs, teacher salaries...
Alaska Constitution framer weighs in on amendment debate the committee. "That is a discussion down the road."Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage and a former Anchorage school board member, told Keller that argument "appears to be skirting the issue." She added that if he wanted to allow...
Tri The Kenai

...said the two triathlons have prepared him for the Iron Man half marathon in July. Last year's goal for the Anchorage School Board member was to run the Big Wild Life Runs marathon in Anchorage. "With marathons, they are so large," he said...
Anchorage school board restricts student access to sex book

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Anchorage School Board has decided to limit student access to a controversial sex education book. The board voted 6-1 Monday to allow the award-winning...
Top Anchorage school post goes to acting superintendent

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Anchorage School Board has named a new superintendent -- Carol Comeau, who has been acting in the job since September and who was an assistant superintendent...
Anchorage schools superintendent gets raise

...Anchorage School District superintendent Carol Comeau has won a raise and a contract extension from the Anchorage School Board. The board, after meeting most of Thursday, increased Comeau's pay by $3,000, bringing her annual salary...
Superintendent: No change in Anchorage high schools start times

...parents and students. Debate over school start times was triggered last spring when several parents told the Anchorage School Board that the 7:30 a.m. start for high school classes is out of tune with biological clocks of teenagers. Armed...
Atwater staying put with KPBSD through this time," Atwater said. "I offer my congratulations to Dr. Browder, and appreciate the Anchorage School Board selecting me as a finalist. I look forward to continuing the good work that we are doing to give our students...
Senate passes education funding increase

...her belief that districts must be able to project a few years into the future. She is a former president of the Anchorage School Board. "We allocate the money one year, and the next it's gone," Davis said, adding that important programs...


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