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From the editor: Education is not a business

From the editor: Education is not a business

There are Tom and Bobby — as clear in my memory as the mulleted hair I had, slicked on the sides and feathered in the back during high school.

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Jessica Sprattler

Jessica Sprattler

Jessica Sprattler, program coordinator at Friendship House, is proud of the progress that families have made with help from Friendship House.

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Lawmaker wants to increase state funding for tribal colleges

Lawmaker wants to increase state funding for tribal colleges

HELENA — A Montana lawmaker proposed Monday that tribal colleges receive the same per-student funding that community colleges receive.

January 26, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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School  dropouts illustration

School dropouts illustration

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UW hires dean for engineering college

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A new permanent dean has been found for the University of Wyoming's College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Balow seeks to bring strength and stability

Balow seeks to bring strength and stability

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Change is a work toward stability at the Wyoming Department of Education. At least that’s according to new State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow.

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New student housing project to be built in Missoula

MISSOULA — Developers are planning to build a 500-bed housing project in downtown Missoula that will be designed for University of Montana students.

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Gazette opinion: Free tuition for students who are ready for college

Gazette opinion: Free tuition for students who are ready for college

When President Barack Obama made a case for boosting the middle class in the State of the Union address, his idea to “up our game” focused on college affordability.

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School officials, parents, others pack hearing on new high school districts

School officials, parents, others pack hearing on new high school districts

HELENA — School officials from Billings, Helena and Missoula testified Monday both for and against a bill that would allow some elementary school districts in Montana to vote on building and operating a new high school.

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University of Wyoming spring enrollment up

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming officials say enrollment is increasing, in part due to a focus on recruiting in-state students and making it easier for students to transfer credits from a two-year school to the Laramie campus.

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Great Falls High kid rescues church money

GREAT FALLS — Rarely does Cory Reeves get to see the good side of teenagers.

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Helena Public Schools demographic report contains Billings data

Helena Public Schools demographic report contains Billings data

HELENA — Several pieces of data that apply only to the Billings school district ended up in an April 2013 demographic study for Helena Public Schools.

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Some lawmakers shocked at price of UW science initiative

Some lawmakers shocked at price of UW science initiative

CASPER, Wyo. — A team of University of Wyoming science faculty and business leaders showed lawmakers pictures of mice and passed around plants Tuesday afternoon to explain how a $196.2 million initiative would improve research and education in areas such as molecular biology, chemistry and p…

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Student loans are forever

Student loans are forever

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UW Science Initiative awaits legislative action

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Grand plans to overhaul University of Wyoming science programs and facilities are in the hands of the Wyoming Legislature and Gov. Matt Mead.

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Hathaway Scholarship not keeping up with costs

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming's Hathaway Scholarship program isn't keeping up with rising costs of attending the University of Wyoming or the state's community colleges.

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MSU nursing students witness history in Cuba

BOZEMAN — On their 10-day tour of Cuba, Montana State University nursing students got quite a surprise when the U.S. and Cuban presidents made the dramatic announcement that they were thawing relations after 50 years of hostility.

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Town of Jackson approves Christian school downtown

CHEYENNE — The Jackson Town Council has granted approval for a private Christian school to operate.

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Education committee advances school security initiatives

CASPER, Wyo. — Legislators advanced a bill Thursday that would improve safety conditions in Wyoming schools.

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UW alumni have roles in NASA test flight

UW alumni have roles in NASA test flight

LARAMIE, Wyo. — When NASA’s Orion spacecraft left its launch pad mounted atop United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV Heavy rocket in Cape Canaveral, Fla., last week, two University of Wyoming alumni watched from the ground as their efforts ascended into orbit.

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