NEWS: Rep. Tarr to Host Restorative Justice Summit to Help End School-to-Prison Pipeline

Summit Will Feature Educators from Across Alaska FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2016 Anchorage – Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) will host a “Restorative Justice Summit” December 2nd and 3rd in Anchorage with a goal of outlining new techniques that educators can use to mitigate the number of students disciplined for misbehavior in Alaska’s public schools. …

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NEWS: Rep. Tarr to Host Restorative Justice Summit to Help End School-to-Prison Pipeline in Alaska

Anchorage — Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) will host a “Restorative Justice Summit” in Anchorage on December 2nd and 3rd. The goal of the summit is to outline new techniques that educators can use to mitigate the number of students disciplined for misbehavior in Alaska’s public schools. The restorative justice blueprint is based on promoting academic achievement and positive behavior through a welcoming and safe environment.

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NEWS: Lawmakers Put Aside Party Labels to Form a New House Majority

The Goal is to Solve Alaska’s Fiscal Crisis and End the Partisan Dysfunction in Juneau FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2016 Anchorage – In the wake of an historic election, a new majority caucus has formed in the Alaska House of Representatives.  The new House Majority is made up of 22 Republicans, Democrats, and Independents …

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NEWS: Reps. Tarr, Drummond, and Spohnholz Welcome News of a Federal Grant to Process Untested Rape Kits in Alaska

Rep. Geran Tarr

Anchorage – Representatives Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage), Harriet Drummond (D-Anchorage) and Ivy Spohnholz (D-Anchorage) release the following statements in response to the announcement that the State of Alaska is receiving a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to process over 1,000 sexual assault kits collected by the Alaska State Troopers. The grant money will also fund a prosecuting attorney and investigator.

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