Reading Proficiency and Dyslexia Task Force – Second Meeting

Anchorage – Wednesday, October 31 will mark the second official meeting of the Legislative Task Force on Reading Proficiency and Dyslexia authorized by the Alaska Legislature through House Bill 64 last session. The task force will meet again to continue studying the latest research on how children learn to read and look at ways to effectively put this knowledge into practice.

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Reading Proficiency and Dyslexia Task Force – First Meeting

Anchorage – Monday, October 22 will mark the first official meeting of the Legislative Task Force on Reading Proficiency and Dyslexia authorized by the Alaska Legislature through House Bill 64 last session. The twelve-member task force will meet to study the latest research on how children learn to read and look at ways to effectively put this knowledge into practice.

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Fall Update: A Message from Rep. Harriet Drummond

It a busy time of year as usual as we enjoy this beautiful fall weather and prepare for approaching winter. This summer we have been witness to historical change as continued progress on Spenard Road reconstruction becomes reality and community improvements are made to bring out the best parts of our city while making it safer, more walkable and more enjoyable.

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Lawmakers and Governor Support Improved School Safety in Alaska

Anchorage – This morning, during a health and public safety forum in Anchorage, Alaska Governor Bill Walker was presented with and signed a resolution prioritizing school safety and supporting increased training for teachers and other school employees to prevent and respond to school violence. House Resolution 7 was sponsored by the House Education Committee under the direction of committee chair Representative Harriet Drummond (D-Anchorage).

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