In The News

APOC rejects complaint that parents should be registered lobbyists

Alaska Dispatch – A state agency has rejected a complaint that parents who volunteered to spend the last month of the legislative session in Juneau seeking money for schools should have registered as paid lobbyists. Read the full story here.

Education questionnaire puts candidates on record

Juneau Empire – Republican Gov. Sean Parnell called the 2014 Legislature the “Education Session,” and now school advocates are hoping the fall elections will go down as the “Education Election.” Read the full story here.

Education advocacy group Great Alaska Schools seeks to endorse school-friendly candidates with “Seal of Approval”

Fairbanks Newsminer – The so-called “Education Session” that was the 2014 legislative session went so well that a whole bunch of parents formed their own political advocacy group, which coincidentally gave the session a failing grade. Read the full story here.

‘Pie Day’ comes to the capitol

JUNEAU – “Let’s make a lot of noise for our children,” called out one of the organizers for the grassroots group, Great Alaska Schools. Watch the full story from KTVA Channel 11

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

The group Great Alaska Schools took to the steps of the Capitol on Friday to demand an increase in the state’s education funding formula. Read more from Juneau’s KTOO!

March 29 Rally for Education

For those who missed take a quick peak at the video above and check out the gallery of photos and a story about the event from the Anchorage Daily News!

And see the GREAT EDITORIAL from Anchorage Daily News calling a longterm solution to education funding in Alaska!