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State funding breathes new life into Sitka school budget

SITKA, ALASKA A significant boost in state education funding has breathed new life into the Sitka school district budget.
Local school board members who made a second lobbying trip to Juneau in the last week of the session reported back to their colleagues that “we got nearly everything we wanted.”
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