Alaska state sen. signs boarding school, construction bills

Lauren Williams's picture
Thursday, June 20, 2013

ov. Sean Parnell has signed legislation aimed at rural education.

SB47, from Sen. John Coghill, relates to boarding schools. It increases the per-pupil monthly stipend to cover room and board expenses and expands to schools that started after 2005 eligibility for the stipend program.

SB62, from Sen. Donny Olson, allows for small school districts to qualify for school construction funding.


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