Legislature(2017 - 2018)BUTROVICH 205

04/05/2017 08:00 AM EDUCATION

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled: TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 102 INTERNET FOR SCHOOLS; FUNDING TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= SB 103 ED GRANTS/SCHOLARSHIP;INNOVATIVE ED FUND TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+= SB 104 EDUCATION CURRICULUM TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
              SB 102-INTERNET FOR SCHOOLS; FUNDING                                                                          
        SB 103-ED GRANTS/SCHOLARSHIP;INNOVATIVE ED FUND                                                                     
                  SB 104-EDUCATION CURRICULUM                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
8:02:33 AM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR HUGHES announced the consideration of SB 102, SB 103, and                                                                 
SB 104, sponsored by the Senate Finance Committee.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ANNA MACKINNON, Alaska State Legislature, reviewed SB                                                                   
102, SB 103, and SB 104. She stated that:                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     In  Alaska  we  have  high  achieving  students,  great                                                                    
     teachers,   and  many   high  performing   schools  and                                                                    
     districts. Greatness is out  there. However, there's an                                                                    
     enormous achievement gap for  many Alaska students, and                                                                    
     outcomes are not  where they should be  for students to                                                                    
     achieve their lives' goals.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MACKINNON provided a summary of SB 102:                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
     SB  102   provides  E-rate   matching  money   that  is                                                                    
     leveraged by  every dollar that  we invest,  another $7                                                                    
     to support  broadband in  communities across  our state                                                                    
     and  be a  tool for  schools to  use in  accessing good                                                                    
     teachers for great outcomes anywhere in the world.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                

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