This section focuses on innovative developments in the field of education for kindergarten through grade 8. Topics include school policies, school reform, child development and health, national standards and standardized testing, and technology use in the classroom.

Innovations in American Government Awards, February 12, 2019

Alaska natives, more than any other demographic in the state, have historically been less likely to pass standardized tests and more likely to drop out of school. In 2014, only five percent of Alaska native graduating seniors met all four ACT College Readiness Benchmarks.