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Results From Long-Running Study Bolster Case for Universal Pre-K

“In the short term, I think one of the appeals to the business community, to many Republicans, is the workforce benefit,” he said. “This empowers a second parent returning to work, helps a single mom struggling to get by.”

Montana Chamber Foundation – Cash incentives to gain new skills for jobs in the 21st Century October 17-November 16, 2022  |  $10,000 in prize money

This competition drives participation in Microsoft’s global skills initiative and helps the workforce become more prepared for in-demand roles in the digital economy. 

Montanans, everyone over 16yrs with a free LinkedIn account is eligible to compete!

These no-cost training courses are offered by the Community Skills Initiative and the Montana Chamber Foundation.

Montana State research expenditures top $200 million for first time

“The vast majority of these dollars come from the federal government and are won through  incredibly competitive granting processes,” said Alison Harmon, MSU’s vice president for research and economic development. “This record is a credit to the work ethic, competitiveness and high caliber of our faculty.”

MONTANA DEQ invites school districts to apply for clean bus grants

“We expect this to be a competitive grant process and look forward to helping districts purchase cleaner buses that reduce children’s exposure to harmful nitrogen oxide emissions.”

City College at MSU Billings and Accelerate Montana announce fast track to construction jobs

The Job Site Ready course is designed to quickly train Montanans in the entry-level skills needed to join Montana’s booming construction trades.

AGATE – Montana Association of Gifted and Talented Education

We empower students who are gifted and talented by promoting best practices and partnering with  educators, parents, administrators, legislators, community leaders and the general public.

Touro College now accepting applications for Great Falls medical school

Touro on track to open with first medical school class in July 2023

City Club Missoula explores democracy, teacher pay and ‘equity’ – Hosts ‘Getting Schooled’ forum

Several times, panelists stressed the power of local school boards in Montana. Rep. David Bedey, R-Hamilton, said community members can have robust discussions with their trustees, including about requirements for civics and fiscal literacy. And…

California to become first state with bill that protects children’s privacy online

California will be the first state to require online companies to put kids’ safety first by barring them from profiling children or using personal information in ways that could harm children physically or mentally.

How Arizona became America’s school choice lab

What does freedom look like when it comes to education? In Arizona, supporters of a new law say it means giving families the choice to use tax dollars to attend any school that fits them best. Defenders of traditional public schools say freedom was already baked in – in the form of equality.