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Press Releases

STEM advocates build network for Southeast classrooms to connect with local experts

By Adelyn Baxter, KTOO - Juneau - October 25, 2017 Holding the attention of tomorrow’s scientists and engineers can be tricky. Fortunately, Juneau is rife with professionals who work in those fields every day. A group of local [...]

Anchorage science teacher named 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year

By Tegan Hanlon Ben Walker teaches seventh-grade science in the same Romig Middle School classroom that his mother once did. For 11 years, his wife taught science in the classroom next door. "Science runs in this [...]

Opinion: Our teachers ask for respect. It’s time to listen.

By Alisha Hilde,  Anchorage School Board candidate, attorney and former public school teacher. On Monday, Sept. 25, the Anchorage School Board meeting room was filled to the brim with teachers who came to testify about what they [...]

Frustrated over curriculum, training and contract issues, teachers pack Anchorage School Board meeting

Anchorage band teacher Philip Walters told the School Board Monday that the district is trying to do far too much with too little. "I come before you tonight to ask you to stop, to take [...]