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Leadership at Billings teachers union changes hands

Leadership at Billings teachers union changes hands

The president of the Billings Education Association — the teachers union for School District 2 — has taken a new job with the state public employees union.

March 19, 2013 6:03 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: Good schools + business support = economic growth

Gazette opinion: Good schools + business support = economic growth

Great schools are good for business.

January 10, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Let's work together to keep Billings kids in school

Local leaders of business, education and human services are forging a new partnership to raise the Billings high school graduation rate.

January 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Billings SD2 trustees spar over budget

Billings School District 2 trustees ended up in a spirited debate Monday night over how to budget for employee raises next year.

July 18, 2011 10:26 pmLoading…

Locals named to state boards

Gov. Brian Schweitzer has announced appointments to various boards and councils. Those appointed from the area include:

July 03, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Large teacher retirements, declining enrollment leads to position shuffle in SD2 high schools

Come this August, more than a dozen teachers in Billings School District 2 high schools will find themselves teaching somewhere else.

April 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Salary information posted on SD2 website stirs talk

Salary information posted on SD2 website stirs talk

Salary information for all Billings School District 2 employees except administrators has been posted on the district's website, a move the district said is nothing more than an effort to be more transparent. 

March 22, 2011 4:45 pm Related Loading…

SD2 board meets to discuss budget, unions and mill levies

In what might be its first official rebuttal to the teachers union, the Billings School District 2 board will meet Monday night and discuss opening contract negotiations.

February 20, 2011 9:00 pmLoading…

Union, district waiting for next move in contract talks

Billings School District 2 officials will wait until after the state legislature finishes business and a state budget is in place before deciding how to move foward with its contract with the local teachers union.

February 14, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Billings teachers union won't seek pay raises this year

The Billings Education Association, the local teachers union, announced Wednesday evening it wouldn't seek pay raises for its members for next year.

February 03, 2011 12:15 amLoading…
As NCLB deadline gets closer, more schools look at shrugging off compliance

As NCLB deadline gets closer, more schools look at shrugging off compliance

The impossibility of having every student test proficient in reading and math, for the most part, is being accepted more and more within the edcuation community. Many educators simply believe No Child Left Behind has run its course.

November 28, 2010 12:15 am Related Loading…

SD2 moves forward on bond sale

Billings School District 2 has taken the next step toward selling its $12 million of federal bonds for maintenance projects.

October 18, 2010 9:39 pm Related Loading…
Tapping teachers’ pockets

Tapping teachers’ pockets

The next time you drop off your child for school, look around the classroom. Chances are those supplies you see were purchased either by the teacher or by you.

September 24, 2010 9:45 pmLoading…

SD2 pay freezes floated as way of bridging budget

As the recession lingers and companies freeze or cut employee pay, Mary Lave wants to know why Billings School District 2, in the midst of its own budget crisis, isn’t doing the same.

January 24, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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