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Wyoming Catholic College opts out of federal student loans

LANDER, Wyo. — Wyoming Catholic College in Lander has elected not to participate in the federal student loan and grant programs.

March 01, 2015 8:10 pm(0)
Riverside student representing Montana as part of national program

Riverside student representing Montana as part of national program

Joseph Little Eagle, 14, hopes someday to become a graphic designer and design logos for companies — goals that begin with earning high school and possibly college diplomas.

February 26, 2015 7:15 pm(0)
Montana Senate passes bill allowing Lockwood schools to expand

Montana Senate passes bill allowing Lockwood schools to expand

HELENA – The state Senate Tuesday gave its final approval to a bill allowing elementary school districts in Billings, Missoula and East Helena to choose whether to form new high schools.

February 24, 2015 4:14 pm(0)
House committee amends, approves education accountability bill

House committee amends, approves education accountability bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The House Education Committee on Monday voted to approve a bill that would rework the state’s school accountability system, as well as establish guidelines for a teacher and leader accountability system.

February 24, 2015 10:01 am(0)

Committee advances school safety bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A state Senate committee has voted to restore funding to a bill that would create a new statewide school safety tip line.

February 23, 2015 5:21 pm(0)
Wyoming committee advances bill to create school safety tip line

Wyoming committee advances bill to create school safety tip line

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A state Senate committee has voted to restore funding to a bill that would create a new statewide school safety tip line.

February 23, 2015 4:35 pm(0)
Springtime Flower Pot with Gardening Gloves

Springtime Flower Pot with Gardening Gloves

Springtime Flower Pot with Gardening Gloves

February 23, 2015 6:00 am(0)

Montana Head Start closes after authorities find traces of meth

ARLEE — Authorities closed the Arlee Head Start this week after finding a glass pipe and four spots of methamphetamine residue in the Early Child Services building.

February 20, 2015 1:39 pm(0)
Kalispell man charged with online school shooting threats

Kalispell man charged with online school shooting threats

KALISPELL — A former Michigan man arrested in northwestern Montana is charged with making a series of online threats to schools and religious leaders.

February 20, 2015 1:28 pm(0)
Bill to increase base funding for Montana schools passes

Bill to increase base funding for Montana schools passes

HELENA — State lawmakers have passed a bill to increase the basic entitlement funding for schools by $54 million over the next two years.

February 20, 2015 10:36 am(0)
Bebout pitches another 'unique to Wyoming' science standards amendment

Bebout pitches another 'unique to Wyoming' science standards amendment

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate approved another measure that would allow the State Board of Education to review science standards that are unique to Wyoming.

February 20, 2015 6:30 am(0)

Some Casper College students never alerted of suspicious device

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper College sent alerts to 5,000 people after students found a suspicious object on campus last Wednesday.

February 17, 2015 6:45 am(0)
Guest opinion: High school dropouts- pushed, pulled or fallen out?

Guest opinion: High school dropouts- pushed, pulled or fallen out?

The current discussion of mandatory school attendance age in the Montana State Legislature led me to data on dropping out from the student’s point of view. After all, I know students who are dropouts firsthand; they are relatives and friends leading real lives. I want to know why students le…

February 16, 2015 12:00 am Related (0)

Nearly 90 students receive UW's top academic scholarship

CASPER, Wyo. — Some 88 students from around the state won't have to worry so much about college costs should they attend the University of Wyoming.

February 15, 2015 5:30 pm(0)
Gosar is new state Board Of Education chair

Gosar is new state Board Of Education chair

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Pete Gosar is the new chairman of the State Board of Education.

February 14, 2015 3:30 pm(0)
Senate committee OKs bill changing review timeline for ed standards

Senate committee OKs bill changing review timeline for ed standards

CHEYENNE — A Senate committee voted Wednesday to approve a House bill that would change how often the state Board of Education must review its education standards.

February 14, 2015 6:00 am(0)
House deadlocks on bill to help poorest schools

House deadlocks on bill to help poorest schools

HELENA — The Montana House on Friday deadlocked 50-50 on a bill extending a program that has helped turn around several of the state’s poorest school districts, but Montana’s top school official said she’ll try to revive the measure.

February 13, 2015 6:40 pm Photos

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Trial set in $242K tribal embezzlement case

GREAT FALLS — The former president of Stone Child College and her husband face trial next week on charges alleging they conspired to use federal money to overpay a construction company for work on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in exchange for kickbacks totaling more than $242,000.

February 13, 2015 11:40 am(0)
Family of German exchange student sues shooter, girlfriend

Family of German exchange student sues shooter, girlfriend

MISSOULA — The family of a German exchange student murdered last spring has filed a civil suit against Markus Kaarma and Janelle Pflager, the Missoula couple who prosecutors said lured the teen into their garage to execute him.

February 13, 2015 7:30 am Video Photos

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