Make all schools better, not just some


February 28, 2024

The governor’s growing obsession with charter schools is frightening for the future of public education in Alaska.

He talks as if charter schools are by far the best answer to the state’s low student test scores.

He has told Alaskans he would not support an increase in state funding for public schools unless the Legislature also backs his proposal to bypass local school boards when parents want to start up a new charter school.

At the same time, he resists providing adequate support for public school districts that have not seen any real increase in the state funding formula in seven years, fa...

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