Some aren’t too happy with the Alaska Policy Forum’s comments about Pat Higgins.
Pat Higgins, ASD school board member, has taken a job in the Marshall Islands, but thinks he can fulfill his duties by phone.
The MatSu School District Report card is now available at the Alaska Policy Forum website.
Jonathan Rothwell at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institute has completed a study to document the cost of housing and its relationship to school performance. It makes a difficult read. To […]
The Alaska Legislature is considering whether to spend the funds to set up preschool. We interviewed Lisa Snell from the Reason Foundation to find out what studies show about the results of preschool […]
The Anchorage School Board voted to adopt what are known as Common Core Standards which lays the groundwork for a national curriculum.
What might school choice look like for Alaska?
Michelle Bernard, an African-American believes that school choice is today’s civil rights issue. Ms. Bernard notes that school choice is not a Democrat or Republican issue; it is primarily a white movement from […]
A very interesting thing is happening in Rahm Emmanuel’s Chicago. The Chicago Public Schools leaders are trying to close and overhaul 17 of the city’s failing schools. However, the Chicago Teachers Union is […]
Anchorage has dedicated more space for elementary schools than it currently needs, and it is making ASD less effective than it could be.
Dr. Ben Chavis is coming to Alaska. Get your tickets today.
Check out how your kid’s school is performing.
The Alaska Native Cultural Charter School was the most improved school in the Anchorage School District.
At their recent meeting in Anchorage, AFN passed a resolution supporting school choice.
UPDATE, Monday November 28, 2011: Alaska Policy Forum has revised the letter grades that were assigned to the SBA averages for each school in the Anchorage School District. The new system is as […]
Folks in Interior Alaska now know about the Friedman Foundation survey results which show Alaskans support school vouchers by a 2 to 1 margin thanks to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. The results are […]