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Tag Archives: education
How it Happened: the Molly Hootch Case Revisited
Tobeluk vs. Lind, commonly known as “the Molly Hootch case”, was a turning point in Alaska’s history. The settlement required the State of Alaska to end the segregated, boarding school system of education for Alaska Native schoolchildren. Continue reading
Posted in How it Happened, Informational, issues Tagged Alaska history, Alaska law, Alaska Native, education, history, molly hootch Comments Off on How it Happened: the Molly Hootch Case Revisited
Opinion: Local elections make a difference in your life
In 2016, Juneau voters made decisions about marijuana laws and a 3% local tax. Well, actually, 1 out of every 3 Juneau voters made that decision, because only 33.5% of us voted. I’d like to see that change.
Posted in democracy, guest post, Juneau, Opinion Tagged CBJ, citizen involvement, education, elections, Juneau, juneau assembly, juneau gov't, local gov't Comments Off on Opinion: Local elections make a difference in your life
EXPIRED ACTION ALERT: testify today on HB 115 budget bill
We are coming down to the wire on the budget, and your testimony is needed before the Labor and Commerce Committee tonight. HB 115, the Education Funding Act, is an important part of the State House plan to stabilize our budget … Continue reading
Posted in Action Announcement, AK Democratic Party, AK Leg 2017, AK News, blog, democracy, issues, Opinion, State budget Tagged budget, citizen involvement, education Comments Off on EXPIRED ACTION ALERT: testify today on HB 115 budget bill
EXPIRED Action Alert: Testify for pre-K on Monday
Posted in AK Leg 2017, democracy, Your Difference Tagged education Comments Off on EXPIRED Action Alert: Testify for pre-K on Monday