- 1 With anchor Scheels leaving, Rimrock Mall facing big challenges
- 2 Daring to face fear and be authentic through nude bike ride
- 3 Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges
- 4 Fires continue to burn near Billings
- 5 Man, woman charged in assault that sent alleged victim to hospital
Over the next several weeks, Billings residents will hear a lot about their K-8 public schools. They should know that the high schools also are getting community attention.
For 15 years, Billings middle school students where able to spend an hour after school, up to four days a week, getting help with homework. The programs were free and open to all students at the four middle schools, and teachers were paid to do the extra tutoring.
Spurred by work at other AA school districts and the urging of Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, Billings Public Schools has begun considering how a community dropout prevention effort could work here.
KALISPELL — Hoping to help craft more effective drunken driving laws, a statewide coalition has embarked on a yearlong effort to track as many 2010 Montana DUI cases as possible, from arrest to conviction through sentencing.