On February 12, 2020, APF Executive Director Bethany Marcum gave the following testimony on SB 6, “An Act relating to early education programs provided by school districts; relating to funding for early education […]
Please see below the press release for APF’s policy brief, “It’s Time for Alaska’s K–12 Advocacy Groups to Focus on Student Outcomes.” Read the report here. Click here to open the PDF in […]
Below is the PowerPoint presentation from APF Senior Education Research Fellow Bob Griffin‘s testimony at the Senate Education Committee hearing on February 4, 2020.
On January 15 at Turnagain Elementary, the Governor of Alaska, the Alaska Commissioner for Education, and State Senator Begich announced in a press conference new education legislation to address the 3rd grade literacy […]
By Bob Griffin This op-ed was originally published in the Anchorage Daily News and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in December 2019. For decades, Mississippi was synonymous with poor student achievement. Not anymore. In 2013, […]
The Problem Statistics for literacy among Alaska’s children are dismal. Alaska’s K-12 education system has arguably the worst student outcomes in the nation in the fundamental task of teaching children to read by […]