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State, ISER seek better student data February Issue 3 2012

State, ISER seek better student data

The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education is teaming up with the Institute of Social and Economic Research to learn more about students. Specifically, to keep learning about them once they get to college.

Education construction spending gets boost in 2012 February Issue 3 2012

Education construction spending gets boost in 2012

Construction spending for the schools gets another boost this year, and there are several projects to account for it.

February Issue 3 2012

10 states get education waivers

President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law in exchange for promises to improve the way schools teach and evaluate students.

January Issue 5 2012

Rural educators out of step with state regulators

Educators from a rural school district told lawmakers Wednesday that their relationship with state regulators was plagued by a lack of meaningful dialogue and filled with inconsistent priorities.

Tentative deal reached in education quality case January Issue 5 2012

Tentative deal reached in education quality case

The state agreed Thursday to settle an eight-year case over education quality.

Girls-only program aims for more female engineers January Issue 5 2012

Girls-only program aims for more female engineers

As president of her school's National Honor Society chapter, Mirror Lake Middle School eighth grader Catherine Goolsby is as sharp as they come.

January Issue 3 2012

Alaska lawmakers look at issue of school choice

Students could attend private or religious schools with state-sponsored scholarships under a measure being considered by Alaska lawmakers.

Eagle River school program eases in new students January Issue 2 2012

Eagle River school program eases in new students

You'll never see a new student eating lunch alone at Eagle River High School.

January Issue 1 2012

Survey: Most Haiti text donors have given since

The massive earthquake that devastated Haiti two years ago prompted an outpouring of charitable donations and propelled a new way of giving — through text messages — into the public eye.

December Issue 3 2011

Ark. teen starts program to feed students in need

It was a discussion in Sunday school three years ago that Abby Hill, 15, of Conway, couldn't get off her mind, or her heart.The class talked about world hunger and how it's also a local problem.