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Alaska Supreme Court overturns lower court and allows correspondence school law to stand

Jun. 29, 2024 16:49 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling that said two statutes violated the state constitution by sending public funds to private schools. The case centers on provisions of a state law passed a decade ago that allowed families with kids...

Alaska court weighing arguments in case challenging the use of public money for private schools

Jun. 27, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court is weighing a case that challenges as unconstitutional laws that have allowed families with children in home-study programs to use public money for education-related expenses at private schools. The court heard arguments Thursday in...

After AP investigation, family of missing students enrolls in school

May. 06, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Four months after The Associated Press wrote about an Atlanta family struggling to enroll in school, all of the children — in a complete turnaround — returned to class last month. The project on Monday was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist. The youngest child, an...