How to support public education in

Alaska

Important Dates

  • Early Voting (General): Beginning Oct. 7, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in Alaska in the next election.

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Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Retirement Security

Retirement Security

Educators deserve access to the benefits they spent their lives paying for. Protecting pensions and Social Security ensures retired educators live with dignity.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Workers’ Rights

Workers’ Rights

Educators’ working conditions are students’ learning conditions. All public education employees deserve the right to negotiate a fair contract. Educators must advocate for fair pay, better working conditions and our students.

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Privatization

Privatization

Public money should go to public services. Giving taxpayer money to private interests, like unaccountable, for-profit charter schools, eliminates a path to well-paying jobs for the communities public schools serve.

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NEA recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Alyse Galvin (I)
U.S. House, At Large

Take action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.

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Pledge your support

To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for Alaska's students in the 2018 midterm elections!

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Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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