About the word “sectarian” in the Alaska Constitution…
It’s a concern that’s repeated often enough: Performance of Anchorage schools could be better, but parents just aren’t involved. But, does the ASD board and administration want more parental involvement?
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 […]