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Gazette opinion: Let’s back strong community agenda for 2015

Gazette opinion: Let’s back strong community agenda for 2015

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…

January 01, 2015 12:00 am Photos



SD2 sees increase in AP class enrollment

More high school students in Billings — and from across Montana — took Advanced Placement classes in 2013 than ever before.

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Montana Digital Academy picking up steam

Montana Digital Academy picking up steam

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.

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West High School associate principal Jeril Hehn

West High School associate principal Jeril Hehn

West High School associate principal Jeril Hehn is a site coordinator for the Montana Digital Academy.

January 11, 2013 4:39 pmLoading…
Montana education superintendent outlines goals

Montana education superintendent outlines goals

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.

December 16, 2012 2:53 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Dual-credit classes boost student success

Montana’s high school students will have a wide variety of dual-credit classes available to them beginning January 2013.

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Guest opinion: Public schools ensure community ownership, local control

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.

December 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana University System delivers great return on investment

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…

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6 groups fined for late lobbying reports

HELENA — Six lobbying groups were fined $50 a day for filing late expenditure reports with the state political practices commissioner's office.

June 05, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Montana Digital Academy connects students to future of learning

In its first semester, the Montana Digital Academy has demonstrated the value of statewide access to high-quality online learning for high school students.

December 02, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

State-funded online school set to open Sept. 7

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.

September 01, 2010 4:18 pm Related Loading…

Butte sets policy for high school classes online

BUTTE — Butte school trustees have approved a policy that limits the number of online classes students can take while still attending Butte High School.

August 24, 2010 3:45 pmLoading…

SD2 trustees look at budget choices

The Billings School District 2 board will continue its meeting tonight after trustees reached the four-hour mark during their meeting Monday night.

June 21, 2010 9:09 pmLoading…

Bonds, budgets on SD2 agenda

Trustees will be discussing bonds, budgets, service contracts and the nascent Montana Digital Academy at Monday’s Billings School District 2 board meeting.

June 20, 2010 11:23 pmLoading…

Montana high school students can enroll in online classes

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.

May 14, 2010 9:41 am Related Loading…

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