As the month of April approaches, so does the next Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meeting where members will have to approve a budget for the 2014-2015 school year.
The district is facing a $4.
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 the Senate.
The exit exam tests student aptitude in reading, English and mathematics.
JUNEAU - The Legislative Finance Division told the House Finance Committee on Monday that Alaska will spend $1.4 billion on education this fiscal year, and if current spending levels continue, two major reserve funds will be depleted within a decade.
Kenai Peninsula salmon fishery stakeholders addressed a variety of issues at a Senate Resources Committee hearing in Juneau Monday, including changes to the Board of Fisheries, concerns about certain salmon runs and research needed to better understand them.
The committee is holding three hearings o...