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How do I contact the Alaska State Legislature?

Published on March 22, 2017 By Pegge

March 22, 2017, Education funding update Education funding and the House of Representatives – Status Quo education funding The House of Representatives passed HB57 operating budget, which includes Status Quo education funding. This is in alignment with the Governor’s proposed budget. Today it was announced HB57 bill is scheduled <pending introduction and referral> with the […]

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-to invest millions in public education on the Kenai

Published on September 30, 2015 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District News Release Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 Does a quality education and the future success for every young person living on the Kenai Peninsula matter to you?  Yes? … please participate in the budget development meeting which takes place at 23 KPBSD school sites on Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. […]

Soldotna High School student council addresses education funding

Published on April 9, 2015 By Pegge

On April 9, 2015, the Soldotna High School Student Council sent a letter to Alaska legislators in response to proposed reductions to education funding. Dear Senators and Representatives, We, the students of Soldotna High School Student Council would like to address the current status of HB72 as it stands on April 8, 2015. We are […]

News Release: Proposed reductions to education funding in Alaska

Published on April 3, 2015 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Proposed reductions to education funding in Alaska Soldotna, April 3, 2015—The Senate Finance Committee has amended HB 72, proposing a 4.1 percent reduction to the Foundation Formula educational funding. The reduction to the state contribution also impacts the maximum allowable contribution the Kenai Peninsula […]