d This survey closed on February 28, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. AKST. Your next opportunity to participate in Alaska’s Education Challenge will be in mid-March when the Department of Education & Early Development will release a second survey. From the ideas generated during the first survey, Alaskans will select up to five topics to be discussed by each of the five committees. For more information, please visit https://gov.alaska.gov/administration-focus/alaskas-education-challenge.