United States Department Of Education
Montana is one of 10 states to receive funds through the federal School Improvement Grant program, the Department of Education announced on Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Federal cuts to educational funding have Wyoming school districts paying close attention to their budgets.
MISSOULA — A new report released by the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research this week details the advice passed on by many parents over the decades: finish high school.
CASPER, Wyo. — Fewer Wyoming school districts and schools met federal benchmarks for the 2011-12 school year, continuing a trend from the past few years.
Just over three-quarters of the Billings School District 2 students who started high school as freshmen in 2007 -- or who joined the school later -- graduated as seniors in 2011.
TORRINGTON — Federal education officials told Wyoming Thursday it should keep administering the state proficiency exam for high school juniors next year.
The “Turnaround Arts” initiative got one step closer to reality Wednesday for the junior high students in Lame Deer.
When the U.S. Department of Education announced the annual grant winners for the TRIO Upward Bound program last month in Washington, D.C., the impact was felt by hundreds of students and their families in Montana. And it wasn’t good news.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Some of the changes mandated by Wyoming Education Accountability Act will begin in the upcoming school year.
Between the spring of 2004 and 2011, the percentage of Montana public school students testing “proficient” in reading jumped from 62 percent to 85 percent. In the same seven-year period, math proficiency rose from 57 percent to 68 percent.
BOZEMAN - Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau is rejecting the latest federal requirements for school testing.
CASPER, Wyo — Graduation rate dipped slightly on average in the state and sharply in a few school districts because of a new formula, according to data from the Wyoming Department of Education.
With the announcement Monday that Montana will receive $30.7 million from the U.S. Dept. of Education, Gov. Bryan Schweitzer’s office now is tasked with deciding how best to use the money.