Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program

Dunleavy Says Major Education Legislation is in the Works

Senators Mike Dunleavy & John Coghill, and Press Secretary Carolyn Kuckertz during Tuesday's Senate Majority press conference

Senators Mike Dunleavy, John Coghill, and Anna Fairclough answered questions Tuesday, February 12, 2013 during a Senate Majority press conference.  In regard to the issue raised by Dr. Herb Schroeder in his presentation Monday to the House and Senate Education Committees, that credit for ANSEP courses was not always being given to students by the school districts in which they were enrolled, Sen. Fairclough said she met with Anchorage School District Superintendent Jim Browder over the interim, and she is working on legislation addressing dual enrollment and allowing high school students to earn college credits.  She said there could be a large cost to the legislation, but they will be looking at the transferability of credits.  She said that legislation might not be introduced until next year.

In response to the same question, Sen. Dunleavy said...

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