State Legislature

  • On February 13, the governor unveiled his budget proposal that would cut $1.8 billion from the state budget compared to the previous fiscal year. This includes cuts to education, leading to a $30 million reduction to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

    Governor's Amended Budget - Fairbanks Adjustments

    • Decrease in State Foundation Funding: $26,431,640
    • Repeal of FY20 Forward Funding: $2,943,423
    • Total Fairbanks Reduction: $29,375,063

    The potential impact of the governor's amended budget for the school district would be:

    • Elimination of 234.85 full-time equivalent positions
      • Districtwide support - 42.50 FTE
      • School and student supports - 107.50 FTE
      • Class Size - 84.85 FTE
    • Elementary school class sizes of 24-30
    • Middle school class sizes of 34
    • High school class sizes of 42

State Senate

House of Representatives

  • Borough Assembly   Board of Education

Last Modified on March 4, 2019