AARP AK hosts Gene Stone, Mat-Su Boro School Supt




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Highlight Clips

Do we have a voucher system, and how would the vouchers work with charter schools?
What is your plan to address the disparities between the large and small schools in the district?
How do you see technology playing a bigger role in the classrom?


AARP Alaska hosted this live, interactive event with Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Borough School District Superintendent Gene Stone. Superintendent Stone joined AARP State Director Ken Osterkamp to offer insight on the Mat-Su School District’s programs, funding, and education. Participants were able to ask questions live on the call. Superintendent Stone addressed topics such as technology in the classroom, potential budget cuts, and recruitment of teachers. He was also able to offer clarification on funding formulas for the district, as well as discuss the district's five year technology plan. Also addressed was the ever-increasing size and diversity of the Mat-Su district student body.