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School district dropout rate continues to improve

...percent. The rate is also declining nationwide, and hit a record low at 7 percent, reported in 2014 by the Pew Research Center. "The decline in the count of (school district) dropouts is more impressive than the decline in the percent as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23
News
Selma plus 50

...positives. Here are some of the positives.Black Christian News Network 1 has compiled figures culled from the Pew Research Center, Census Bureau, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Kaiser Foundation and Nielsen. It calculates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-09/selma-plus-50
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...Alaska-Fairbanks, under Mark Myers' supervision as the vice chancellor for research, we have the Ocean Acidification Research Center and the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy, both of which rely heavily on federal funds. With the shift...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/voices-of-the-peninsula-protectin
Opinion
Cal Thomas: America interrupted

...the stock market is at record highs but our traditional institutions and self-confidence are in decline.A Pew Research Center study confirms one trend that has been obvious over several years. The "typical" American family is no longer typical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-03/cal-thomas-america-interrupted
Opinion

...said Bruce Peterjohn, chief of the bird banding laboratory for the U.S. Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland.Federal and state permits are required to capture hummingbirds, which are protected under...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/keith-ridler/2014-11-10
Refuge Notebook: Rutting moose and the social significance of antlers

...the late Al Franzmann and others who worked with captive moose at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Moose Research Center at the end of Swan Lake Road. We know about the behavior of rutting moose in Alaska from biologists Dale Miquelle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-25/refuge-notebook-rutting-moose-and
Opinion
Report: Alaska has largest voting-age Native population in US

...population, the highest percentage of any state, said Malia Villegas, National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center director. Villegas gave a presentation on the Native vote at the joint Alaska Federation of Natives and NCAI conference...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-23/report-alaska-has-largest-voting-age
News
Business announcements

...p.m. at Mykel's Restaurant. Guest speaker will be Jack Hebert, CEO/President of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks. Guests are welcome to attend. For more information or to RSVP, please call 283-8071. Agricultural...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-17/business-announcements
Community
Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

...according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.The study, done in conjunction with Rutgers University...on social media.Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center Internet Project, said it's possible that social...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-26/study-social-media-users-shy-away
Opinion
Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

...could drop significantly by the end of the century, said Mathis, who is also director of an ocean acidification research center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks."We could have a 300 percent greater change between now and the end of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/report-more-acidic-seawater-poses-ri
News

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