1630 Gillam Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Students: 8:45 am - 3:15 pm
Office: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Michelle H Wilken
Elementary Administrative Secretary
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Activist's words echo in halls of Fairbanks schools
FAIRBANKS — For kids seeking heroes, models can be found everywhere — from sports stars to actors to characters in novels, there is no shortage of people for kids to look up at and marvel.
Children emulate the people they heroize: the Tom Brady, the Brad Pitt, the Harry Potter. Bring up these names to students and their faces will light up in recognition.
Stand at the front of a classroom and say the name Elizabeth Peratrovich and the students’ faces may show less recognition. Yatibaey Evans, the Alaska Native education coordinator for the school district, thinks that needs to change, and, like Peratrovich, she’s pouring her passion into making sure it does.
In 1945, as the Alaska Legislature considered anti-discrimination legislation, Peratrovich stood before the room full of predominantly white, male lawmakers and poured her heart into a speech that would be remembered for generations. The bill passed.Read full article
Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP)
Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) are the new state assessments for students in grades 3-10. AMP replaces the Standards Based Assessments (SBA), which was administered for the final time in April 2014.
AMP is computer-based and will be administered for the first time in spring 2015. Learn more about the new assessments and technology practice tests at the Alaska Assessments website.
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