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Press Contact

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

Press Releases

Governor threatens no school funding after July 1, escalating fight with Alaska Legislature

May 23, 2019 | ADN | James Brooks JUNEAU — A member of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration said Tuesday the state will stop payments to local school districts unless the Alaska Legislature changes its opinion [...]

We graduated from Alaska’s public schools. We’re proud of that system — and concerned for it.

May 16, 2019 | ADN Opinion | Thomas Krasnican & Kiera O'Brien For the past several years, as we have pursued undergraduate and graduate education at institutions in the Lower 48, we’ve proudly told our new friends [...]

Entering final day of regular session, Alaska lawmakers double down on school funding dispute with Gov. Dunleavy

May 15, 2019 | ADN | James Brooks JUNEAU — The Alaska Legislature has nearly finished work on a compromise state operating budget, but action taken Tuesday night to protect schools from cuts may intensify [...]

Fairbanks teachers, district agree on contract; raises, more retirement included

May 13, 2019 | Fairbanks Daily Newsminer | Amanda Bohman A tentative new contract for about 900 public school teachers provides a supplemental retirement account and a range of annual salary increases from 1% to [...]