Dillingham City School District

Senate votes to require physical activity at school

Apr 15, 2016
Molly Dischner/KDLG News

Everyone agrees that kids need to move, but some educators are concerned about a bill that would mandate physical activity at school every day. 

Kevin Tennyson

Bill Schwan is heading to Wrangell after four years at DHS, and Cody McCanna is leaving after 15 years in Koliganek to head a charter school in Kenai.

The proposal would cut four full-time teachers, among other things. The school board will also consider a separate version of the budget without the MAP school. 

KDLG

With lawmakers weeks away from passing the state education budget, Dillingham City School District is trying to plan for good, bad, and ugly budget scenarios for FY 2017.  

Skip Gray/360 North

In a surprise announcement Tuesday, the Department of Ed says students will take AMP just once more, while the state starts the process of choosing a new test.

Hannah Colton/KDLG

Update: Dillingham beat Tok and Bristol Bay bested Hooper Bay Thursday, advancing both teams to the semi-finals Friday. 

AMP results: BBBSD students surpass statewide rates

Nov 13, 2015

Less than half of Alaskan students "meet standards" for English language arts and math, according to results of the new AMP test.