While achievement has gone up for other groups of students, we are not making the same kind of progress for our American Indian and Alaska Native students.
Without a legal guarantee to early education, our most vulnerable children will continue to be deprived of the single most effective education reform, and the United States will continue to struggle to keep up with our global competitors.
The classroom must become a different place if we are going to move away from mono-linguistic and mono-cultural mechanisms that destroy indigenous cultures and languages.
A batch of soft-spoken kids from a remote Alaska village are in a race to raise money in hopes of visiting the U.S. Capitol, where they can bring attention to the plight of their school, which might soon close.
There is a trend in education to allow the existence of indigenous thought and narratives until more adult subjects take over the agenda after leaving elementary school.
A region long battered by some of the nation's highest suicide rates has some welcome good news -- a drop in deaths credited in part to teenage students.
As they've made known their views about everything from health care and taxes to abortion and gay marriage, education has thus far been overlooked as a big-ticket issue. But that doesn't mean the leading candidates don't have opinions -- or track records.
Scott McAdams, the Democrat running for the U.S. Senate in Alaska against Tea Party candidate Joe Miller, is a burly dark-haired guy who looks every b...