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Alaska Policy Forum

Alaska Policy Forum

VISION

The Alaska Policy Forum will be the primary resource for credible authoritative Alaska policy research and education from a conservative perspective.

MISSION

APF pursues this vision by conducting timely, relevant and accurate research and providing free market, Alaskan solutions in the most effective means possible to policymakers at the state and local level.

  • We believe that individual freedom and private property are inextricably linked.
  • We believe that government should be limited, transparent and accountable.
  • We believe in responsible, sustainable development.
  • We believe that free markets offer better solutions than government planning.

Alaska Policy Forum

The mystery of the Muni of Anchorage payroll has been unraveled. We constantly hear foggy figures and quotes from both sides on public employee compensation. Well, here is the unvarnished truth for you, the employer and taxpayer, to determine the value of provided services.
Author: Online Editor
Posted: August 12, 2014, 12:22 am
Will throwing more money at public schools improve education for students? That's what the GAS group believes. Alaska spends more per capita on public education than 49 other states and ranks near the bottom in results.
Author: Online Editor
Posted: June 19, 2014, 8:25 pm
Wouldn't it be great to have an outstanding teacher in every Alaska classroom? Alaska can make that happen by improving its education colleges so it can graduate top notch teachers who can motivate our students to excel.
Author: Online Editor
Posted: June 12, 2014, 9:50 pm
Remember the ASD saying it needed the State to increase the BSA by $404 this year or 200 teachers will be let go?
Author: Online Editor
Posted: May 20, 2014, 1:23 am
During the recent legislative session we heard cries of “Increase the BSA, $404 this year, and $125 for each of the next two years”. Unheard from the vocal supporters of spending more money on public education was, “Let’s increase student achievement”. The chant of “Send us more money” resonated from the halls of the legislature […]
Author: Online Editor
Posted: May 13, 2014, 12:23 am

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