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- After Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed a $20 million cut to education funding in a supplemental budget bill, state lawmakers pushed back, with some wondering if the move is even legal.
- The state legislature, which began its 2019 session on Jan. 15, already has some education bills in the queue. State Sens. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, and Tom Begich, D-Anchorage, filed a bill that would expand early-childhood education access across the state.
- In the House, Rep. George Rauscher, R-Sutton, prefiled a bill that would require sexual education classes to stress abstinence as the “preferred choice for unmarried students,” deem life beginning at conception and restrict sex ed instructors from teaching students how to use contraceptives.