Graduation season is the best time of year. It’s a time when our students are celebrated for their hard work, dedication, and perseverance. It’s a time for reflecting on the very best moments, and the challenges along the way that surely could have derailed anyone.
This Bozeman Daily Chronicle Editorial was originally published Oct. 2, 2015. “The most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey, conducted by the state Office of Public Instruction, had some encouraging news. The rates at which Montana high school students smoke, drink and use illegal drugs continues
This Missoulian editorial was originally published Sept. 30, 2015 “The latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey contains a disturbing message – consider it a cry for help – from Montana’s teens. More of them reported experiencing depression and suicidal thoughts. The Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey,
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
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