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League of Women Voters runs down ballot issues

Long known for its zeal for helping people register to vote, the League of Women Voters of Billings heard a presentation Thursday on a legislative referral that would ban residents from registering and voting on the same day.

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Billings parking plan moving right along

City officials are ready to find a company to devise a downtown parking strategic plan – and they might soon be ready to hire someone to manage various parking interests already in place.

February 03, 2014 9:10 pmLoading…

Please support Billings school bond issue

I support the School District 2 bond election. I received an excellent education in Billings Public Schools and I want to share that same blessing with today's students. The district has been open and transparent about the need to repair our aging schools, to rebuild our antiques (Broadwater…

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SD2 trustee candidates interview with board on Monday

SD2 trustee candidates interview with board on Monday

A pair of Billings residents will get their moment with the School District 2 board Monday night when they interview for the seat left vacant by Trustee Pam Ellis.

July 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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SD2 board declares vacancy, moves forward with trustee boundary changes

The School District 2 board made official at its meeting on Monday the vacancy created by Trustee Pam Ellis when she resigned last month. 

June 17, 2013 9:30 pm Related Loading…

SD2 board to discuss trustee vacancy and school sites

School District 2 trustees will meet Monday night to declare a vacancy on the board, ratify its labor contracts with two unions and discuss the school site process. 

June 16, 2013 11:00 pmLoading…
Trustee Pam Ellis resigns from SD2 school board

Trustee Pam Ellis resigns from SD2 school board

Trustee Pam Ellis, who represents the east side of the Heights and downtown Billings on the School District 2 board, offered her resignation Wednesday night. 

May 30, 2013 5:56 pmLoading…

SD2 finalizes vote to seek tech levy

School District 2 trustees have voted 4-3 to place on the May ballot a technology levy for SD2's elementary and middle schools. 

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SD2 trustees vote unanimously for school construction plan

SD2 trustees vote unanimously for school construction plan

School District 2 trustees voted Wednesday night on a plan that would see two middle schools built in the next three years, along with massive upgrades to McKinley and Broadwater elementary schools. 

March 13, 2013 7:41 pmLoading…

SD2 board gets to work on trustee zones

A School District 2 committee will spend the next several months examining the boundaries of trustee zones to make recommendations on how best to adjust them to account for updated U.S. Census data. 

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Gazette opinion: Talking to neighbors puts SD2 on right track for pact

The intent of this section is to increase the flexibility and efficiency of school districts without an increase in local taxes.

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Reasonable funding needed to educate all students

To the principal of Independent School who states that "AA schools get the lion's share of school funding," that is not correct. Billings has almost 11 percent of all Montana students and we receive less than one half of 1 percent of the total state entitlement dollars. AA schools educate ab…

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Welch doesn't understand Billings school situation

As a Billings Public Schools trustee, I'm frustrated by Sandy Welch's guest opinion (July 20) that "many members of the board claim they would not to choose to implement many of the options" proposed to address the overcrowding in our elementary classrooms. The options were discussed at a me…

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Only 2 show for SD2 board meeting

Just two of School District 2's nine trustees showed up for the board's special meeting Monday night.

June 25, 2012 9:20 pmLoading…

Trustee encourages 'yes' vote on SD2 bonds

Please join me in voting yes for the school district bond and levy requests. The bonds and building reserve funds will go toward continuing the repairs that we began when voters approved $12 million in bonds in 2010. All materials were purchased locally and most projects were done by local c…

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SD2 trustees, city council members grapple with collaboration

It was gentle, but a rebuke nonetheless.

April 12, 2012 5:30 pmLoading…

SD2 board trustees spar over EPA grant

Discussion about what to place on the Billings School District 2 board's April 16 agenda Monday night quickly spilled over into trustee bickering and fighting.

April 02, 2012 8:58 pmLoading…
Conflict between trustee and SD2 administrators bubbles up

Conflict between trustee and SD2 administrators bubbles up

Two top administrators at School District 2 threatened last month to file a formal complaint against a board trustee whom they saw as harassing staff members.

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SD2 board talks demographics, federal bonds and mill levies

Billings School District 2 will release on its website all versions of a demographic study the board commissioned two years ago and the documents related to its creation, trustees decided in a unanimous vote Monday night.

February 20, 2012 10:35 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Let's work together to keep Billings kids in school

Local leaders of business, education and human services are forging a new partnership to raise the Billings high school graduation rate.

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