Senators Joe Paskvan, Dennis Egan, and Gary Stevens during the closeout hearing of the Senate Finance DEED Subcommittee, March 20, 2012
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Hearing: Task Force on Theme-Based Education

The Task force on Theme-Based Education is having a hearing tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5 from 8:00 a.m. - noon in Room 220, Anchorage LIO.

Agenda: There will be presentations on theme-based learning and culturally relevant standards, with testimony from invited witnessess.  If time allows, public testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing.
There are several documents related to the hearing on the task force website: 
You can listen in from your local LIO: or follow the hearing on AK Legislature TV: