Early Childhood Education

Josh Edge / APRN

A pre-kindergarten program that serves about 3 percent of Alaska's 4-year-olds would be cut in Governor Bill Walker's proposed budget.

Mark Begich

U.S. Senator Mark Begich took to the floor of the Alaska Legislature Monday to give his annual speech to lawmakers. He outlined his solutions to the ongoing budget crisis and called on Alaska's Senators and Representatives to support the state's public education system. KDLG's Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.