Montana, one of nine states with no state preschool program, is a step closer to offering it after a vote by the state board of education last week.
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November 20, 2014
October 14, 2014
Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, plans to ask the Montana legislature in November to set aside $37 million for the program in the 2017 biennial budget.
February 07, 2014
One Montana nonprofit tries to build connections between rural and urban students with exchange program.
November 07, 2013
Several states where 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress scores showed no statistically significant improvement chose to focus on how their students performed against national averages.
November 05, 2013
State will use Smarter Balanced field tests in place of its own math and English/language arts tests in 2014.
October 03, 2013
The state proposes to set aside its math and English/language tests in 2014 and have students take the Smarter Balanced field test instead.
April 15, 2013
Significant changes to teacher pay, charters, and tax credit scholarships are still up in the air in statehouses this year.
April 05, 2013
Montana lawmakers are considering bills that would allow charter schools and tax-credits for private-school tuition in the state.
February 15, 2013
From vouchers and tax credits to charter schools and parent trigger laws, many state legislatures are debating the merits and drawbacks of school choice.
July 14, 2010
A proposed sex-education curriculum that would start for children as early as kindergarten is causing quite a stir in a Montana school district. The Helena Public Schools Board of Trustees heard public comment on the 62-page proposal for health education, which includes sex education in grades K-12...