School District 2 needs $5.6 million by 2018 to afford running the two new middle schools that it plans to build over the next three years.
Billings Public Schools and the Billings Education Association agreed Wednesday afternoon on a two-year labor contract that would increase the district’s salary scale by 2 percent both years and make changes to the language used in the prior contract, according to a press release from the di…
The two-year federal budget agreement announced this week — a deal approved the House and awaiting a Senate vote — contains both good news and bad news, three Billings advocacy groups said Thursday.
Montanans value their quality educators. In the midst of the Great Depression, the 1937 Legislature created a retirement system, in part, to honor their service. They also sought to provide economic stability to a population of senior Montanans.
With just five weeks to go before school election ballots are mailed to voters, a team of community volunteers is launching a positive, high-energy campaign to tell voters why Billings needs to build up its elementary and middle schools.
The president of the Billings Education Association — the teachers union for School District 2 — has taken a new job with the state public employees union.
The City Council on Tuesday night narrowly approved donating 6.7 acres of Sahara Park in the Heights to the Better Billings Foundation, a group that plans to build an aquatic center on the land.