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‘Just Like Them’: Urban and Rural Students Make Friends on the Alaska Frontier

By Erin Irwin — July 19, 2019 6:00

An unusual exchange program in Alaska pairs students from urban high schools with sister schools in some of the most remote parts of the 49th state. In April, four Anchorage students and their teacher made the trip to a Native Village in Scammon Bay. See what they learned about subsistence living, the environment, Yup’ik culture, and making connections with peers from a different culture and geographic region. July 21, 2019.

Erin Irwin
Staff Education Week
Erin Irwin is a former staffer for Education Week.
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