University of Alaska Fairbanks business school graduates can command much higher starting salaries than students in many other programs, so it makes sense to ask them to pay $2,000 more for a four-year degree, university officials decided.
Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan on Monday vetoed $750,000 intended to pay for police officers working inside Anchorage schools -- funding added by the Anchorage Assembly for the program at its Nov. 19 meeting.Sean Doogan
Yup'ik leader Nelson Angapak wanted to quit school in 1958 because a teacher hit him with a ruler for using his people's language. But what his grandfather said about the incident changed the course of Angapak's life.Dermot Cole
Builders, boaters, archers and food-smokers are among the markets for inventors who took their ideas to UAF’s increasingly popular business competition, which this year lured (and rejected) a submission by this reporter.Yereth Rosen
Anchorage public school students showed decreases in reading proficiency last year while their writing and math skills slightly increased. Also, within nine years, the number of economically disadvantaged students in the Anchorage School District increased by more than 10,000. Jerzy Shedlock
The Arctic Innovation Competition, dubbed as Alaska’s original idea contest, draws entrants from around the world. A handful of Alaskans from a tiny island community on the Panhandle have beat their peers and made it to the finals of the competition’s two divisions.Jerzy Shedlock
Anchorage School Board members had questions about a key piece of the 2014 bond proposal they plan to put to voters -- the renovation of Airport Heights Elementary School, a project that needs up to $24 million.Jerzy Shedlock