Several teachers were in tears at Monday night's Valdez school board meeting where parents and staff expressed a variety of frustrations with the district, including frustrations with the process to replace former high school principal Gayle Brown.
All Anchorage School District campuses — from elementary through high school — will have multiple drug overdose kits to help curb the opioid problem infesting the state of Alaska, according to officials.
The district has stayed largely silent on why Wardlaw was placed on administrative leave on April 12, only stating that ASD was conducting an investigation into “community concerns” surrounding the Service principal.
In a meeting on Thursday, the Alaska State Board of Education and Early Development adopted a resolution to urge the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development to ban transgender girls from participating in girls’ sports.
Amidst calls to raise the Base Student Allocation (BSA), Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Tuesday presented his latest effort to improve teacher recruitment and retention in Alaska, the Teacher Retention and Recruitment Incentive bill.
The union representing the drivers, Alaska Teamsters Union - Local 959, announced that all students in the district — a student population of over 18,000 — were dropped off Tuesday morning at their respective schools before the bus drivers went on strike.