City excited about accelerated school proposal
At its May 24 meeting, the Borough Assembly learned of a possible development in the works for Wrangell’s Institute property.
City Manager Jeff Jabusch explained he was currently in contact with the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP), an accelerated learning program aimed at Alaskan high schoolers.
ANSEP launched its Acceleration Academy in 2009, in part to address a longstanding problem Alaska’s university system has been experiencing with chronic remediation of incoming students. Compared to peers elsewhere in the country, a disproportionate number of Alaska high sc...