As teacher Wendy Jam read a short story about a musician to a half-dozen youngsters at Head Start Inc. on Friday morning, she’d occasionally pause to let the kids holler out the instrument played by the main character.
Public preschool programs in Montana now will be governed just like K-12 schools as the Montana Board of Public Education adopted new standards Friday in a move that anticipates the upcoming legislative push to expand early childhood education.
Montana has applied for a $40 million federal grant to increase preschool opportunities in high-needs communities.
Gov. Steve Bullock is proposing a $37 million early childhood education program that would make half-day, pre-kindergarten programs available to 4-year-olds.
Gov. Steve Bullock’s plan to expand access to preschool will cost an estimated $37 million over the next two years, officials said Tuesday.
Like the hundreds of other parents displaced by the unannounced closure of Billings’ largest day care, Julie Dompier is reeling.
Jeff the Nature Guy visits the ZooMontana preschool, and students learn how different bird beaks catch food.
48 students from the YMCA Preschool celebrated their graduation with a ceremony where diplomas and balloons were handed out.
Forty-eight students from the YMCA Preschool celebrated their graduation with a ceremony, where diplomas and balloons were handed out.
The Billings Fire Department is holding open houses over the next week in order to teach area kids about fire safety.
The Billings Catholic Schools' early-childhood education program is operating in the black again after struggling for the past few years.