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State schools fall short on proficiency tests, Kodiak schools slightly better

  While Kodiak students tested better than the state average, overall scores show nearly 60 percent of Kodiak Island Borough School District students tested below or far below proficient in both math and English.   “And we just received our peak scores, which is a statewide accountability testing. And it shows that we’re slightly above the state average, but generally, …

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House and Senate add funds to state budget, Stevens says budget still has a long way to go

It’s still too early to see how Kodiak will fare in the state budget. Despite both the Alaska State House and the Alaska Senate standing firm in opposition to major cuts to programs such as schools and ferries, Kodiak’s Senator Gary Stevens says there’s still a long way to go. He said once the legislature passes the budget, the governor …

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