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Zachary Mannix
NEA-Alaska Communications Director
(907) 274-0536

Press Releases

Alaska Educators Skeptical of School Reopening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2020  Contact: Zachary Mannix, Communications Director, NEA-Alaska 907-841-1089 // Alaska Educators Skeptical of School Reopening Overwhelming number of Alaska educators raise concerns about in-person lessons. ANCHORAGE: Today, NEA-Alaska, [...]

Tentative contract agreement reached for Mat-Su teachers

September 25, 2020 | ADN | Emily Goodykoontz | The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District and its teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement, days after union members voted to authorize a possible strike. The possible [...]

Survey finds over 75% of Alaska teachers ‘somewhat uncomfortable’ with full reopening of schools

July 27, 2020 | KTVA | Scott Gross | A recent survey by the National Education Association-Alaska revealed a majority of teachers across the state say they are apprehensive about the prospect of fully reopening public schools. The survey [...]

Most Alaska students will go to school fewer than 5 days per week this fall, superintendents say

July 23, 2020 | ADN | James Brooks | Most of Alaska’s K-12 students will go to school fewer than five days per week under plans intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus, officials [...]

Alaska school reopening plans left to districts as state orders 150,000 face masks

July 23, 2020 | KTUU | Sean Maguire | JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Alaska’s plans to reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic will be left to individual school districts and local communities, the state education [...]