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Billings educators make pitch for 'teacher-leaders'

One by one, seven Billings teachers explained their ideas to administrators who had dropped by to listen.

October 29, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

Union official encourages teachers to share their stories

CHEYENNE — National Education Association members need to get boots on the ground and tell people about the changes they have made in students’ lives.

April 06, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
West High instructor and Montana's teacher of the year receives national award

West High instructor and Montana's teacher of the year receives national award

For 30 minutes, Eileen Sheehy, a history and U.S. government teacher from West High and Montana’s 2013 teacher of the year, had to instruct a panel of judges on the intricacies of the second amendment.

February 10, 2014 8:15 pmLoading…

U.S. Senate introduces No Child Left Behind successor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The one-sized-fits-all national requirements of No Child Left Behind would give way to standards that states write for themselves under legislation Senate Democrats announced Tuesday.

June 04, 2013 2:32 pmLoading…

Tenured faculty at Montana State reject union

BOZEMAN — Tenured faculty at Montana State University have voted to decertify the union that has represented them for the past four years.

April 25, 2013 8:44 amLoading…

National Education Association president speaks in Casper

CASPER, Wyo. — A narrative over the past 30 years about failing public school systems has devalued and diminished the role of educators, National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel told members of the Wyoming Education Association on Saturday.

April 06, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming teachers' union delegates gathering in Casper

CASPER — Representatives from nearly every school district in Wyoming are gathering in Casper for the Wyoming Education Association's annual delegate assembly.

April 04, 2013 8:37 amLoading…

Wyoming spends $15,997 per pupil in 2011

CASPER, Wyo. - The National Education Association says Wyoming spent $15,997 per public school student in 2011, ranking it fifth among states in spending.

July 24, 2012 10:44 amLoading…

Board seeks more info before hearing state union appeal

HELENA — The state Board of Personnel Appeals decided Thursday it needs more information before ruling on an appeal by public sector unions of a hearing officer's rejection of their unfair labor practices complaint over the Legislature's rejection of a pay raise.

December 15, 2011 7:00 pmLoading…
Lobbying efforts at 2011 Legislature total $5.7M

Lobbying efforts at 2011 Legislature total $5.7M

HELENA — Various businesses, trade associations, unions, advocacy groups and government agencies spent $5.7 million seeking to influence the 2011 Montana Legislature, reports filed with the state political practices commissioner’s office show.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…

Salary boost attracts teachers

CASPER, Wyo. — More first-time teachers are bringing their out-of-state educations to Wyoming, and money is the reason, according to a report released Thursday.

November 19, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…

Unions, Schweitzer administration reach tentative pay agreement

HELENA — The Schweitzer administration and the state's three major public employee unions reached a tentative agreement Wednesday on a pay raise for state employees over the next two years.

November 10, 2010 4:43 pm Related Loading…

Foundations' investment in advocacy pays off, study shows

HELENA - When foundations invest in nonprofit advocacy and organizing efforts, it can pay off for families and communities, a new study that covers Montana concludes.

September 28, 2010 9:00 amLoading…

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