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Sitka board warned: School vouchers coming

A recent legislative fly-in for the Alaska School Boards Association signaled some changes and challenges in the near future for the state's public schools. According to Sitka school board president Lon Garrison, increased basic funding is a "non-starter" for the new Republican majorities in the legislature. Instead, school vouchers and state-sanctioned charter schools are the new policy direction.