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News Release: State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD

Published on May 10, 2017 By Pegge

News Release State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD Soldotna, May 10, 2017—The HB57 Operating Budget conference committee is appointed. If you value public education in the KPBSD, please contact committee members* and local legislators now to request status quo education funding. In preparation for potential reductions to education funding, KPBSD administration anticipates: The effect […]

Dear Alaska Legislators… #Day86

Published on April 12, 2017 By Pegge

Your legislators need to hear from you now. Our schools need fiscal certainty, and our children need hope for the future. Please express your individual thoughts to your legislators today.*   You could share how KPBSD makes a difference for you or your children, how a KPBSD education prepared you for your future, or thoughts about […]

News Release: Senate proposes 5% cut to KPBSD

Published on April 4, 2017 By Pegge

News Release Alaska Senate proposes 5% cut to education funding Soldotna, April 4, 2017—The Senate Finance Committee proposed a 5% cut to education funding, creating an additional deficit hit of $5.29 million to the KPBSD. Plus, the 5% links to a second cut of $1.21 million by reducing the maximum allowable contribution the Borough may […]

News release: Conference Committee votes to short fund education

Published on May 18, 2016 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Conference Committee short funds education Soldotna, May 18, 2016—The Conference Committee on the Operating and Mental Health Budgets HB 256 and HB 257 has eliminated the equivalent of the $50 Base Student Allocation (BSA) funding to education that was required by previous legislative action, […]

How would you spend 160 million dollars?

Published on February 14, 2014 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 MEDIA RELEASE: How would you spend 160 million dollars? Soldotna, February 14, 2014—Everyone interested in quality public education is invited to a public meeting about the 2014-2015 budget designed to provide a K-12 education for our local students on the Kenai Peninsula. The reality is that when […]