JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker's newly repackaged tax proposals have landed with a thud in the Alaska Legislature, with criticism over having all the pieces rolled together and questions about the overall impact.
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, educators in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's rural and small schools may not meet new qualification requirements, and achieving them could be a challenge.
It took Tom Toguchi all of 15 minutes to catch an Anchor River king salmon on Saturday morning. Of course, he knows where to go - he's been fishing for kings for about 40 years and the Anchor River was one of the first rivers he fished on.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and State of Alaska are preparing to institute new requirements set forth in the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, the 2015 reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act.