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U.S. Department of Education releases study co-authored by Dr. Diane Hirshberg

Dr. Diane Hirshberg is co-author of a just-released report on how districts and schools use Title VI Indian Education Formula Grants.

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Dr. Tobias Schwoerer on Impact of Studded Tires in Alaska

New research from ISER’s Tobias Schwoerer, senior research professional, UAA’s Civil Engineering Department and the Alaska State Department of Transportation show that studded tire use in Alaska costs $13.7 million a year and reduces the asphalt surface life between 7 and 9 years, depending on traffic, location, and type of asphalt mix.

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Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi Featured in ADN

State government has 400 fewer workers than a year ago, following budget cuts including the governor’s vetoes of more than $200 million in August, which he said were needed to help close a giant deficit. The effects of some budget cuts haven’t been fully felt, economists said.

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Science News Magazine Features Research From Drs. Brett Watson, Mouhcine Guettabi, Matthew Reimer, and Andrew Bibler

The Alaska Permanent Fund dividend, now in its 38th year, is providing valuable data for research into universal basic income, or UBI — an idea gaining traction in public debate thanks in part to Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang making it a cornerstone of his campaign.

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New Report: How Much Does Alaska Spend on K-12 Education?

In a new education publication, Dayna DeFeo, Matthew Berman, Alexandra Hill, and Diane Hirshberg examine how Alaska’s K-12 spending compares to other states in the US.

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