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We’re in the midst of a caregiving crisis. Here’s how Biden may address it

President-elect Biden’s $775 billion proposal to invest in the caregiving economy and expand access to childcare is projected to add 5 million new jobs.

11+ Best Science Websites for Interactive Learning

These websites offer great interactive content for curious minds of all ages.

Bullock: The humbling privilege serving as Montana’s governor

The future holders of this office will inherit a better state for our kids and grandkids. To keep leaving it better, let us never lose sight of the opportunity and feeling of promise every kid growing up here deserves.

Homeschool enrollment numbers skyrocket in Montana amid pandemic

The data shows as public-school enrollment declines, homeschooling is on the rise in a big way. The number of students who identified as homeschooled increased by 69.7% or 4,053 more students, according to numbers provided…

Ronald Reagan – The Importance of Stories

Telling a story, he made me understand, helps make your case in a way that no abstraction can: A story builds an emotional bond, and emotional bonds build trust.

Missoula Parks and Rec transforms old library into affordable child care facility

Using CARES Act funding, Missoula Parks and Recreation has transformed the old library building on Main Street into a school-aged childcare facility available for as low as $2 a day through Jan. 22.

Khan Academy is an essential homeschooling resource, especially for math

Khan Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and relies on donations. There is absolutely no charge for parents, teachers and students to set up a profile and gain full, unlimited access to the site. 

A new report is out that tells the data story of the strain the pandemic has put on child care businesses and the workforce affected in Montana.  

The diversity of the people at the table and their shared interest in thriving families which support a thriving economy, is truly inspiring!

How Gaming Can Help Learners of All Ages

The idea is not to allow teenagers to spend hours playing Minecraft or Among Us; instead, it’s about creating games that intensify the learning process by stimulating the brain in ways that make the subject matter really stick.

Parents can’t afford daycare and preschool. Oregon voters are giving it to kids for free.

“How do you put a price tag on education? How do you say this particular child doesn’t deserve to go to preschool because his mom or dad or grandma or legal guardian doesn’t make enough money? That is a lose-lose situation for everybody.”