Ketchikan Gateway School Board Update
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Michelle O’Brien of the Ketchikan Gateway School Board joined us on Morning Edition to discuss last night’s meeting.
She talked about the Board’s decision not to purchase a number of new laptops for student use, as well as potential budget cuts at the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District. The Board meeting also had a substantial public comment period, as a number of local residents attended to support their support or opposition for a number of issues.
The Ketchikan School Board on Friday voted without discussion in a special meeting to ratify the appointment of Conan Steele to the Board of Education. The vote was 5-1 with Stephen Bradford voting no. more
About a week after the Ketchikan Gateway Borough asked the Alaska Supreme Court to reconsider its order for a stay pending appeal of the borough’s education funding lawsuit, state attorneys filed their expected opposition. more