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Gazette opinion: Pay attention to school redistricting

Gazette opinion: Pay attention to school redistricting

Twenty-six volunteers are starting a school assignment that Billings hasn’t completed in decades. This team of volunteers, carefully selected from neighborhoods all across the school district, will make recommendations for adjusting elementary and middle school attendance boundaries.

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Lincoln Center has shaped education in Billings for 130 years

Lincoln Center has shaped education in Billings for 130 years

Not long after Billings popped up as a bustling railroad town in 1882, a single downtown site has been, in one way or another, a hub for the city's public education.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Guest opinion: Montana math students learn to think for themselves

If I asked you to multiply 12 x 50, would you grab a paper and pencil?

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Felony dismissed against mother in grade-school fight

CASPER, Wyo. — The felony charge against a mother involved in a fight at a grade-school basketball game March 28 has been dismissed, though two of her children are still in jail facing up to a decade or more in prison.

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Kids Count

Kids Count

Students work on their lessons Monday, March 31, 2014, in Nicole Glock's kindergarten class at North Casper Elementary School. A recent report found Hispanic students in Wyoming exceeded national averages for factors that predict future success. About 48 percent of North Casper students are …

March 31, 2014 7:52 pm
40 Under Forty: Andy Kautz, owner, A&E Curbing and Landscaping, Sylvan Nursery

40 Under Forty: Andy Kautz, owner, A&E Curbing and Landscaping, Sylvan Nursery

Andy Kautz taught elementary school after graduating from Montana State University Billings. Like many teachers, in 2005 he began working on the side to bring in extra money. But as the years progressed, the landscaping business he started began occupying more of his time.

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40 Under Forty: Maisie Sulser, project architect, A&E Architects

40 Under Forty: Maisie Sulser, project architect, A&E Architects

Maisie Sulser traces her interest in architecture back to her time in elementary school.

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Bairoil school shut down for security review

CASPER, Wyo. — The tiny elementary school in the town of Bairoil has been temporarily closed for the past two weeks for a security review prompted by an alleged threat from a parent.

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Gazette opinion: Volunteer to make time for schools

Last Thursday, nearly 100 adults volunteered to be an Educator for a Day, spending the morning in Billings Public Schools.

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Gazette opinion: Vote to repair schools, relieve crowding

Gazette opinion: Vote to repair schools, relieve crowding

Among 487 students enrolled at Meadowlark Elementary, 140 are kindergartners. No other Billings school has more kindergartners. Some are bused from Burlington and Big Sky schools, which have run out of room.

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Guest opinion: Bond best option for Billings' school building needs

Recently, there has been talk about whether there are “alternatives” to the bond our district is running over the next several weeks. I would like to assure the city of Billings that this bond is not only the best option for our schools and our city, it is the only logical option.

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Guest opinion: Vote no on Billings school bond proposal

With school ballots on their way soon, voters are hearing a lot of talk about school overcrowding. What we are’t hearing, though, is a lively, public discussion about whether the proposed bond is the best solution to to this and other problems in the district.

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Guest opinion: Further delay in school repair, expansion would drive up costs

Now is the time to act for the future of our schools, we all know that waiting will only cost us more.

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Gazette opinion: Trustees must take the lead on bond issue

Gazette opinion: Trustees must take the lead on bond issue

Tonight the Billings school board will consider the recommendations gleaned from more than a year of careful planning and research. The time has come for trustees to endorse a sound solution to the overcrowding that has affected students in all of our 22 elementary schools.

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Gazette opinion: Get involved with your schools this summer

Gazette opinion: Get involved with your schools this summer

School administrators usually work 12 months a year, but generally the pace is slower during the summer. Not so this year in Billings Public Schools.

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Black bear shot 3 blocks from Polson elementary school

POLSON – It was close to an elementary school, and getting closer.

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Bozeman names new elementary school

BOZEMAN - A new elementary school being built in Bozeman was named for the Montana state bird.

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Gazette opinion: Billings voted, our 11,000 school kids won

Tuesday was a great day for Billings. A record number of voters participated in school elections and strong majorities approved levies to hire needed more K-6 teachers and to start providing educational technology for K-8 students.

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Gazette opinion: School technology integral to student success

Gazette opinion: School technology integral to student success

The Billings Career Center library has several bookshelves. But most of its space is occupied by rows of computers with flat-screen monitors -- and students at the keyboards. On one morning last week, one side of the library was filled with English students writing literary analyses of “Catc…

April 14, 2013 12:10 am Photos

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