Field Hearing Improving High School Graduation Rates and Postsecondary Success in Alaska and Nationwide: What Can the Federal Government Do?

Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions Date: Saturday, November 15, 2008 Time: 10:00 AM Location: School Board Meeting Room, Anchorage School District Education Center, 5530 East Northern Lights Boulevard, Anchorage, AK, 99504

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Witnesses

Panel I

  1. Dr. Jay Smink
    Executive Director
    National Dropout Prevention Center
    Celmson, SC
  2. General Mark Hamilton
    President
    University of Alaska
    Fairbanks, AK
  3. Mr. Larry LeDoux
    Commissioner
    Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
    Juneau, AK
  4. Mr. Greg Cashen
    Executive Director
    Alaska Workforce Investment Board
    Anchorage, AK
  5. Michael Andrews
    Director
    Alaska Works Partnership, Inc
    Anchorage, AK
  6. Dr. Shirley Holloway
    President/CEO
    Avant-Garde Learning Foundation
    Anchorage, AK
  7. Mr. Carl Rose
    Executive Director
    Association of Alaska School Boards
    Juneau, AK
  8. Mr. Tom Morgan
    State Director
    Communities in Schools of Alaska, Inc.
    Anchorage, AK
  9. Elzabeth Winkler
    Finance Assisatnt
    Nine Star Education and Employment Services
    Anchorage, AK

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