907 Updates January 27, 2019

By Kortnie Horazdovsky, Hank Davis: UPDATE: Hotel under construction burns in Anchorage, nearby motel evacuated
Doesn’t UAA’s Accreditation failure hold some teachers hostage to Alaska?
By Derek Minemyer: ASD, teacher’s union create new program to keep young teachers in state

If you’ve read this far and have been waiting for it, yes, there is a catch. Meghan Card, lifetime Alaskan and drama teacher at Gruening Middle School, says the program can’t make up for a lack of retirement incentive for new teachers.

“That’s the biggest thing, if you talk to teachers, they’re like, ‘I don’t really have a reason to stay,’” Card said. “There’s not that same security, and when they’re looking across at other states, there’s more security in that sense for retirement.”
KTOO Public Media: Alaska’s Danielle Riha is one of 4 finalists for National Teacher of the Year; Kanakanak Hospital pharmacy is Medicare and Medicaid compliant and more->
Alaska Native News: Two Fairbanks Suspects Charged in $25,000 DNR/UAF Burglary and more ->