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Alaska schools deserve better than one-time funding

...Budget address, said his proposed budget leaves formula-based funding intact, but cuts the one-time funding added by the Legislature last year.That "one-time" funding has been a big deal for the school district. Last year, it amounted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-29/alaska-schools-deserve-better-tha
Opinion
School board faces deficit in 2016

...decreased last year's shortfall, he said. Funding set aside in the fund balance for self-insurance...Bill Walker announced cuts to education funding during the State of the Budget speech...my endorsed budget, the K-12 formula funding remains intact, but I've eliminated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-27
News
Hanley: Education will have to be protected at some level

...proposed reducing the level of advanced funding for education for 2017 by 10 percent...decide they can't go lower on school funding."I think that that just becomes the...handle on costs and make sure the state is funding education in the best way possible and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-28/hanley-education-will-have-to-be-pro
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What Others Say: Cut Prince Rupert

...stop on the Alaska Marine Highway.Cutting Prince Rupert would slice money from the Marine Highway's budget, preserving funding elsewhere. The Marine Highway's own traffic figures make the case for this cut.Since 2004, overall passenger and car...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-28/what-others-say-cut-prince-rupert
Opinion
Nikiski council shows support for police service area

...resident Michele Hartline asked if the committee looked into the feasibility of a volunteer community patrol group rather than funding a service area. Carpenter said an expanded neighborhood watch program still wouldn't increase response time in the event...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-28/nikiski-council-shows-support-for-po
News
Century old law returns to fund forest communities

...Congress failed to renew Secure Rural Schools funding, which had provided states and territories roughly $330 million annually. SRS funding was intended to offset the lack of funds...federal land and county funds. Because SRS funding failed to pass, many states, including...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/century-old-law-returns-to-fund-fore
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Congress not looking out for rural communities

...1908 act, which will provide significantly lower funding than the Secure Rural Schools act. In Alaska, this...or about 4.75 percent of the state's total funding. If that funding mechanism stays the same, that means the borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/congress-not-looking-out-for-rura
Opinion
CPH Auxiliary awards $2,500 scholarship for lactation specialization

...the funds and chose Williams as a recipient. "Most of the funding for our scholarships come from the gift shop here at the hospital...bring back their services here to our community rather than funding scholarships for those who will take their training and services...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-01-26/cph-auxiliary-awards-2500-schola
Dispatch
Walker calls on Alaskans to pull together

...on the budget. He plans a separate speech devoted to the topic on Thursday.However, he said he would protect education funding "and insulate it from the state's fiscal situation to the greatest extent possible.""We will continue to invest in education...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-21/walker-calls-on-alaskans-to-pull-tog
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Around the District

...detected a possible fraud attempt from "onestop.kpbsd.k12.ak.us" claiming to be onestop.kpbsd.k12.Alaskaus/ Funding for the Alaska Construction Academies comes from a grant from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-01-25/around-the-district
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