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Governor, First Lady Bullock Announce Montana No Kid Hungry Community Food Support Grants that Crest Half Million Mark

Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Bullock, in partnership with Montana No Kid Hungry, announced today a total of $212,500 in grant funds awarded to the following organizations for continued operation of food support programs in the wake of COVID-19:

A massive covid-19 outbreak among children at a Georgia summer camp is a warning

“It’s solid evidence to suggest we should be extremely cautious about opening schools.”

Q&A: Khan Academy CEO Sal Khan on the new school year and virtual learning

“We’ve got to put more structures on how you can use not just Khan Academy, but other resources to structure a day that can approximate home schooling or quarantine schooling or whatever you might want to call it.”

Gov. Bullock issues directive allowing school districts flexibility to provide remote learning when schools reopen

The directive includes providing services through electronic means to any student who meets the residence requirements and resides in the same county as the district or resides in a school district immediately adjacent to the district.

Cable provider bringing high-speed Internet to Cascade, Montana

Cable TV and Internet provider Spectrum announced Friday that it will be bringing high-speed Internet with download speeds of 100 megabytes per second (mbps), wireless, telephone and related services this fall to Cascade, a town of 800 people south of Great Falls.

Coronavirus Pushes Schools Closer to a Computer for Every Student – What is your community doing?

“This is such a golden opportunity to transform teaching and learning into a more tech-based ecosystem,” said Leslie Wilson, the co-founder and former CEO of the One-to-One Institute, a nonprofit that consults with schools and districts.

Rural Students Are Less Likely to Go to College. Will the Pandemic Make Things Even Tougher?

Covid-19 has complicated everything about college — applications, classes, living arrangements, and extracurricular activities. Some administrators are trying to help rural students succeed in a rapidly changing educational environment.

How to Back Up Your Digital Life

Backups are boring, but they’ll save your digital bacon. Here’s how to make sure your data lives on even when your PC doesn’t.

We have a crisis on our hands. ‘Close the Divide’ aims to provide Idaho’s low-income students with laptops, internet ahead of school year

200,000 Idaho students need computers by August.

PBS Nature releases film on western Montana’s wild MPG Ranch

“Our aim is to advance the science in the areas we study and to educate and inspire the next generation of scientists and conservationists,”