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{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Alaska Commissioner of Education & Early Development''' is a state executive position in the Alaska state government. The current officeholder is [[Les Morse]].
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{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Alaska Commissioner of Education & Early Development''' is a state executive position in the Alaska state government. The commissioner is the principal executive officer of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, which manages the state's public school system.
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==Current officeholder==
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The current commissioner of education is [[Mike Hanley]], who began his tenure on February 3, 2011.<ref> Hanley served as an elementary school principal in the Anchorage School District from 2005 to his appointment as commissioner in 2011, and worked as a teacher from 1991 to 2005. As the commissioner of education serves at the pleasure of the governor, Hanley is not subject to reappointment.
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==Authority==
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The education commissioner's authority is based in statute, which establishes the commissioner as the principal executive officer of the Department of Education and Early Development.<ref>[http://www.touchngo.com/lglcntr/akstats/Statutes/Title44/Chapter23/Section010.htm ''Alaska Legal Resource Center'', "Alaska Statutes 44.23.010," accessed June 1, 2011.]</ref>
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'''Alaska Statutes, Title 44, Chapter 23, Section 10'''
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Superintendent of Schools]]
 
*[[Superintendent of Schools]]
*[[Les Morse]]
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*[[Mike Hanley]]
  
 
==External links==
 
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Revision as of 10:51, 2 June 2011

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The Alaska Commissioner of Education & Early Development is a state executive position in the Alaska state government. The commissioner is the principal executive officer of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, which manages the state's public school system.

Current officeholder

The current commissioner of education is Mike Hanley, who began his tenure on February 3, 2011.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

Alaska Statutes, Title 44, Chapter 23, Section 10

There is at the head of the Department of Education and Early Development a Board of Education and Early Development. The commissioner of education and early development is the principal executive officer of the department.


See also

External links



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