Montana Office Of Public Instruction
As dozens of youngsters lined up in the cafeteria at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County’s Bair Family Clubhouse on the South Side, the smell of freshly cooked French toast and sausage wafted through the room.
Desperate for new teachers, Hays/Lodge Pole School District Superintendent Margaret Campbell has pulled out all the stops: A three-bedroom home to live in for $230 a month, with utilities paid; a $1,000 signing bonus; and even a dollar-for-dollar match for up to $300 on monthly student loan …
HELENA — Students won’t be sharpening number two pencils to take the state standardized test this spring.
When the Montana Board of Education met last week there were no surprises.
All Montana public school teachers and administrators must visit their county school superintendent’s office to have their professional certifications signed. The superintendent is not required to ascertain that the individual is qualified to teach or administer schools; the Montana Office o…
Last spring, 9,000 Montana high school juniors took the ACT – 1,100 of them in Billings, according to the Montana Office of Public Instruction. Altogether, 2,870 more Montana students in the class of 2014 took the college readiness test, compared with the class of 2013.
While congratulations to the class of 2013 still resound all over the city, let us pause to consider the students who didn’t make the grade.
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.
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School District 2 has grown by 258 students this fall, putting its current enrollment at 16,223 students.
For Sandy Welch, the state superintendent of public instruction race essentially comes down to just one thing.
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HELENA — Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau said in a debate Tuesday that charter schools would not work in Montana, while Republican opponent Sandy Welch said she would consider a properly designed charter school system.
If all the school districts in Montana were the size of Billings Public Schools, there would be only nine districts in the whole state. But there are 317 districts, according to the Montana Office of Public Instruction.
Sandy Welch wants to change education in Montana.
The Billings School District 2 board began the process Monday of deciding what would be a part of the next school year’s budget and what would be left out.
Thanks to a surprise donation, Scobey Public Schools will have iPads for each of its students next school year.
State Superintendent of Schools Denise Juneau, visiting Billings Tuesday afternoon, apologized to interim Superintendent Jack Copps for not having a giant novelty check to hand him.
The statewide program launched last year to persuade Montana students to stay in school and graduate from high school just got a $450,000 boost from a Montana nonprofit.
A deal worked out between the Montana Office of Public Instruction and the U.S. Department of Education has lowered the requirement for Billings schools to be in compliance with the federal No Child Left Behind law.