What do you get when you combine science, technology, engineering and math all in the same lessons and add hands-on exercises that challenge students to think critically and solve problems together?
School District 2 has tightened up its procedures for letting parents know what books are on the middle and high school required reading lists and how to request an alternate title.
Morning recess was over at Highland Elementary School and Dean Lapke directed his class of fifth-graders back to their desks. It was time for math.
A School District 2 committee is recommending that Sherman Alexie’s controversial young-adult novel “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” stay on the high school required reading list.
A mother upset by the selection of a young-adult novel that deals frankly with life on an American Indian reservation is asking School District 2 for a second time to remove the novel from its required reading list.
Meals tucked discreetly into backpacks at the end of the school day are feeding almost 500 Billings children every weekend.