| 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:
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Hunger is a growing problem felt in every part of Anchorage, and officials say children -- some of whom don’t have the free Anchorage School District meals they rely on during this week’s spring break -- are affected the most.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 11:40 PM
Anchorage School Board President Jeannie Mackie has scheduled a news conference for 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, according to an email from school district spokesperson Heidi Embley.
In the notice sent out late Wendesday night, Embley wrote "Mackie will...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The Anchorage School Board announced Thursday that Superintendent Jim Browder will retire from the district, naming a new superintent to succeed him.
ASB President Jeannie Mackie says Ed Graff, currently the district’s assistant superintendent...
| 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 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...
| 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.