Category Archives: Education

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Editorial: “Education Key To State’s Economic Growth”

This Bozeman Daily Chronicle editorial was published June 30, 2015  “Montana educators get a well deserved pat on the back. Collectively, they have raised the statewide high school graduation rate by 5 points over the past five years. And they are commended for not settling

In 2015, Graduation Matters Montana organizations gathered in Bozeman for the annual summit.

Your Guide To Graduation Matters Montana

Superintendent Denise Juneau launched a statewide effort in the spring of 2010 to ensure Montana’s public schools graduate more students prepared for college and careers. Objectives of Graduation Matters Montana: Increase the rate of Montana students graduating from high school college- and career-ready. Establish a

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Editorial: “Federal Testing Law Flunks Common-Sense Test”

This Billings Gazette opinion was originally published June 7, 2015  “Last week, the Wyoming Legislature’s education accountability committee voted to ask its Congressional delegation to reduce the frequency of testing required by federal law. Wyoming lawmakers “argue the adequate yearly progress requirement has led to

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The ‘Schools Of Promise’ Story

Montana’s most-struggling public schools face unique challenges that can’t easily be compared to most school districts in the country. Children who attend these schools often come from deep, rural poverty. Public assistance services are sparse. And the complex needs of these students and their families