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Eye on space- EOS available to all Montana schools

Drummond junior high students get glimpse into NASA It was, in some respects, a typical computer class. By VINCE DEVLIN of the Missoulian "This won’t type," said one person. "Click on what?" said another. "My…

300 turn out for ‘Stand Up for Education’ meeting in Bozeman

Education in Montana is "slowly being starved to death," Bozeman School Superintendent Mike Redburn told a pro-education crowd Thursday night. By GAIL SCHONTZLER Chronicle Staff Writer Redburn was one of several speakers at the "Stand…

More funding for education? Depends on your perspective – Guest Editorial (What are your thoughts?)

Twelve statewide education organizations have joined together to promote a perceived need for more money for education from taxpayers. Taxpayers need and deserve clear, accurate information about school spending in order to support more funding….

Student teachers leaving Montana for greener pastures

Teacher-in-training Brenda Pieros was a bundle of energy Wednesday, showing kindergartners how to kick a soccer ball, getting kids to dance, shaking her maracas and smiling all the while. By GAIL SCHONTZLER Chronicle Staff Writer…

Panel focuses on class size, funding woes

That Montana’s education system is in crisis was the consensus of a group of about 150 local educators, parents and politicians who met Wednesday night at the College of Technology in Missoula. By SUZANNE COLONNA…

Schools qualify for federal education program

Fifty Montana schools, plagued by high poverty and low student test scores, will qualify this fall for a federal program that provides federally paid tutoring or transportation to another public school. By BOB ANEZ Associated…

States Turn to Community Colleges to Prepare New Teachers

Faced with a shortage of new teachers, a number of states including Florida, Illinois, Maryland, and New Mexico are turning to community colleges to train entering elementary and secondary school teachers. One step states are…

A School Lesson in Maryland

Maryland has added a chapter to a long-running story in education: how to make sure poor school districts have the means to provide a basic education. Commentary > The Christian Science Monitor’s View That issue,…

Entrepreneurship: It Can Be Taught

Highlights from a discussion with HBS professors Howard Stevenson, Richard Hamermesh, and Paul Marshall (moderated by Mike Roberts) on teaching entrepreneurship at HBS. HBSWK Pub. Date: Apr 22, 2002 In 2000, The Entrepreneurial Manager was…

Interactive classroom in Libby opens educational doors

Outside funding has been secured to cover the cost of installing an interactive classroom in Libby, the school district announced Monday. The Vision Net technology http://www.montanavision.net/ will allow students an opportunity to receive a four-year…