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Press Contact

Zachary Mannix
NEA-Alaska Communications Director
zachary.mannix@neaalaska.org
(907) 274-0536

Press Releases

Alaska Legislature boosts funding for schools and university

May 15th, 2018 | Tegan Hanlon Public schools and the state university system will receive funding boosts under the state operating and capital budgets that the Alaska Legislature passed this weekend. Gov. Bill Walker still must approve [...]

17 months after launch, personalized learning affects all area schools

By Amanda Bohman abohman@newsminer.com | May 13, 2018 FAIRBANKS — Students in Jeannette Fortune’s class at Ladd Elementary School spend one hour a week learning about a subject of their choosing. The 8- and 9-year-olds [...]

Alaskan educators advocate for increased K-12 funding

By Adelyn Baxter, KTOO | April 10, 2018 School administrators, teachers and parents from across the state testified before the House Finance Committee on Tuesday in support of increased school funding. Anchorage Rep. Les Gara’s House Bill 339 would [...]

Juneauites testify, ask Alaska Senate to boost school funding

By: JAMES BROOKS Juneau Empire Lawmakers hear from 30 Alaskans in Friday morning testimony Sitting in front of the Alaska Senate Finance Committee, Juneau schools superintendent Mark Miller held up a Magic 8-Ball. For the [...]