Wrangell Public School District, Alaska
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- Board member names and contact information is found on the website.
- The website includes academic performance information.
- The website lists all administrative officials and their contact information.
- No information on board meetings is posted on the district's website.
- While the agenda from the most recent school board meeting is posted on the website, with a link to the prior meeting's minutes, no other past meeting minutes or agendas are on the website.
- The website has no information on budgets, audits or taxes.
- No information is found on the website regarding background checks.
- Also not on the site is information on making a public records request, background checks conducted by the district or contract information.
School board members and their emails are found on the district's website.
The agenda from the most recent school board meeting is posted on the website, with a link to the prior meeting's minutes.
In the 2008-09 academic year, the district met Annual Yearly Progress standards as established by the [Alaska Department of Education and Early Development]. That year, 90% of students in grades 3-10 were proficient in language arts and 88% were proficient in mathematics.
The District's Report Card also breaks down performance by subgroups. The report card shows that the students in the district also performed better than the state average in science and writing.
The district is a member of the Association of Alaska School Boards. The AASB states on its website that it promotes pro-education legislation and to protect the principle of local control of public education, with its efforts led by its Executive Director. The AASB also issues a Legislative Handbook to members of its Legislative Network and publishes a Legislative Bulletin. The AASB is also an affiliate of the National School Boards Association and its Federal Relations Network, which addresses the legislative process at a national level.