Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

JUNEAU — The Senate Education Committee on Monday took testimony on a bill that would increase the number of years a teacher would have to... Read more

Juneau's oldest legislator reflects on a life of public service

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Bob Lynn is spry for a man of 81. He easily — and daily during the session — scales the five... Read more

Lawmakers consider adding grizzlies to license plate options

JUNEAU, Alaska — The House State Affairs Committee Thursday moved a bill adding the grizzly bear to the list of options people can choose for... Read more

Alaska Native languages bill draws criticism

JUNEAU, Alaska — A bill that would symbolically make 20 Alaska Native languages as official languages of the state got some real-world pushback Thursday.

House... Read more

House Education puts hold on standards resolution

JUNEAU — A measure intended to delay implementing new education standards suffered a serious setback Wednesday when the House Education Committee held it with only... Read more

House passes bill to end high school exit exam

JUNEAU — The Alaska House on Tuesday approved a repeal of the state high school graduation exam.

The vote was 32-5. The measure now goes to... Read more

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