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Crowded Alaska classrooms likely under Gov. Dunleavy’s education budget, lawmakers say

Feb 18, 2019 | James Brooks | JUNEAU — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy is proposing to cut state funding for K-12 education by more than $300 million next year, but that idea met criticism [...]

Anchorage School Board candidate says he’s withdrawing from race to avoid splitting the vote

February 6, 2019 | ADN | Tegan Hanlon James Smallwood is dropping his bid to serve on the Anchorage School Board, saying Tuesday he and one of his opponents are too politically similar and could [...]

‘It was a surprise to everyone’: What the proposed $20 million education cut could mean for Alaska schools

Author: Tegan Hanlon | ADN Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposal Monday to cut $20 million in education funding in the middle of the school year sent shock waves through Alaska’s education community, in part because that money [...]

Dunleavy wants to spend $131 million on Alaska earthquake reconstruction; suggests cutting $20 million for schools

Author: James Brooks | ADN JUNEAU — Gov. Mike Dunleavy has proposed spending $131 million, mostly from the federal government, for rebuilding after the Nov. 30 Southcentral Alaska earthquake. The figure was revealed Monday in [...]