Mike Dunleavy on Education



Protect rights of parents in education of their children

I have always envisioned an Alaska where parents are the most crucial component in the educational success of their children. This is why I've supported our public schools, home schools, charter schools, and other schools of choice. I envision an Alaska where parents and children are . and remain . at the forefront of every educational decision we make, and I will continue to protect the rights of parents in the education of their children.
Source: 2022 State of the State Address to the Alaska legislature , Jan 25, 2022

Increase funding for public homeschooling

I'll be introducing legislation to increase funding for public homeschooling. Throughout the pandemic, public homeschooling has jumped from 11 to 22% of our students. With so many parents now working remotely, many students will also choose to be educated remotely. It's important that we continue to meet the needs of these families through the purchase of textbooks, tutoring, and other educational materials and services.
Source: 2021 State of the State Address to the Alaska legislature , Jan 28, 2021

Introduced bipartisan Alaska Reads Act to promote literacy

As a state, we have a moral imperative to provide the best education we possibly can for every Alaskan child. I introduced the Alaska Reads Act: a bi-partisan approach to reading that reallocates resources with a focus on evidence-based solutions, including statewide teacher training, department-employed reading specialists, and the implementation of early literacy interventions.
Source: 2020 Alaska State of the State address , Jan 27, 2020

Manager of cutting-edge statewide teacher mentor project

Mike Dunleavy is the Program Manager for the Alaska Statewide Mentor Project. Each year the Project connects highly trained mentors to serve the needs of over 375 teachers new to the profession. Mike oversees the partnerships between the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, the University of Alaska statewide system, and participating school districts. "We are on the cutting edge and lead the nation in the concept of teacher mentoring nationwide."
Source: U. of Alaska press release on 2018 Alaska gubernatorial race , Jan 1, 2018

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