Montana Digital Academy
On the first day of 2015, The Billings Gazette looks ahead with ideas for building our communities and our state. Continuing a practice started several years ago, the editorial board presents a list of five areas in which positive change is needed and achievable in 2015. The agenda items are…
More high school students in Billings — and from across Montana — took Advanced Placement classes in 2013 than ever before.
The obvious appeal — taking a required math class in your pajamas — is trumped only by the fact that almost any class, from Chinese to oceanography, is available upon request.
West High School associate principal Jeril Hehn is a site coordinator for the Montana Digital Academy.
GREAT FALLS — Office of Public Instruction Superintendent Denise Juneau wants to raise the dropout age in Montana from 16 to 18 and increase funding for Montana Digital Academy so that more students can access online courses without having to pay.
Montana’s high school students will have a wide variety of dual-credit classes available to them beginning January 2013.
In recent public policy discussions regarding the use of public funds to pay for private education in Montana, there are critical facts that are lost in the details.
Montanans are not shy about saying what we mean and spelling out common-sense solutions to the challenges of the day. As an educator and volunteer regent of higher education, I enjoy hearing what people think the Montana University System should deliver to Montana citizens and our 48,000 stu…
HELENA — Six lobbying groups were fined $50 a day for filing late expenditure reports with the state political practices commissioner's office.
In its first semester, the Montana Digital Academy has demonstrated the value of statewide access to high-quality online learning for high school students.
MISSOULA — Somewhere in Montana on Sept. 7, a rural student will fire up a computer and start learning Chinese from a teacher he or she has never met.
BUTTE — Butte school trustees have approved a policy that limits the number of online classes students can take while still attending Butte High School.
The Billings School District 2 board will continue its meeting tonight after trustees reached the four-hour mark during their meeting Monday night.
Trustees will be discussing bonds, budgets, service contracts and the nascent Montana Digital Academy at Monday’s Billings School District 2 board meeting.
MISSOULA — The Montana Digital Academy, the state's publicly supported online school, is inviting high school students to enroll in classes that will start in the fall.
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