Alaska Governor Sean Parnell defended his proposed legislation to reform the public school system in Alaska during a wide ranging press conference Wednesday. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.
The members of the Alaska Legislature are hard at work in Juneau considering hundreds of bills and resolutions. Many of them are focused on education. KDLG’s Mike Mason checked in with the Chair of the Senate Education Committee for this report.
The members of a special task force on education in Alaska have wrapped up their work and have sent a series of recommendations to the members of the Alaska Legislature. Those recommendations include calls for reducing funding for public education. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.
For the last 6-years the Bristol Bay Environmental Science Lab has been collecting data about Nushagak Bay. There is a lot that is known about the Bay but as KDLG’s Mike Mason reports, there are still holes in the data.
The Co-Chairs of a special legislative task force focused on education in Alaska have been flying around the state in recent months gathering public input on the public education system in Alaska. As KDLG’s Mike Mason reports… they are currently in the Bristol Bay region.