Education Northwest is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation. We are prioritizing our activities to protect the health and safety of our communities, clients, and staff and to support our region’s students, educators, and school systems. A message from Patty Wood, CEO
Education Northwest’s work in equity, English learner instruction, postsecondary and career readiness, and school improvement were highlighted at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 16–20 in Chicago.
Alaska has low rates of high school graduation compared to the national average, and schools are often hard-pressed to support students at risk of dropping out or who have dropped out, especially in remote areas. For those students who do make it to college, upwards of 50 percent enrolling in the