| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Days after taking over the Anchorage School District as superintendent, Ed Graff says he’s committed to advancing “Destination 2020,” the initiative to improve academic growth.
"I'm just excited about the opportunity to lead the...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:01 PM
STORY UPDATED AT 2:59 p.m. 3/26/13:
The late March spring surprise of snow piled up the seasonal snowfall to above average in Anchorage, according the National Weather Service in Anchorage.
By the numbers, seasonal snowfall in Anchorage:
| May 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Kennedy Krieger Institute announced a new, pilot initiative to help identify the red flags of autism spectrum disorders in infant siblings of children with ASD as early as possible. Research studies have found that for families who have one child with...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Communities across the nation are reacting to the effects of the deadly storms in Moore, Oklahoma as the Anchorage School District enters the home stretch before the school year ends.
"The heart wrenching stories of teachers in Oklahoma covering their...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The future looks promising for the class of 2013 in the Anchorage School District with thousands of students graduating this week at the Sullivan Arena. ASD says more than 3,200 seniors have been offered $44 million in scholarships and awards from local...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:36 PM
On Monday evening, the Anchorage School District officially changed commands with Ed Graff, previously assistant superintendent of curriculum, replacing Dr. Jim Browder, who will retire in June.
At the ASD board meeting, members appointed Graff and...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The Anchorage School District reports 2013's high school seniors have been offered $44 million in scholarships and awards.
The money comes from various universities, companies, and organizations and the district says it is likely that much more money...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:36 AM
The Anchorage School District (ASD) announced that they will be offering free lunch to all children during the summer as part of the Summer Food Service Program.
The program will give all children, age 18 and younger, access to a free meal four days per...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The Anchorage School District wants the public’s help to beef up its social studies curriculum and move the district and its students towards the nationwide common core standards.
Some of ASD's history books will be a thing of the past, next school...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Competing against the world's best, the Anchorage School District is trying to prepare students for a tougher nationwide curriculum in language arts and math. But the new math curriculum could mean a noticeable dip in student test scores next year.
| Apr 19, 2013
Three bills by Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez received support in Assembly policy committees, according to a press release from his office.
AB 407 passed the Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials on a vote of 6-0. AB 407 entails...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark.