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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.”

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.

Teacher shortages are real, but not for the reason you heard

The pandemic kicked off the largest drop in education employment ever.

21 Charts That Explain How America Is Failing Schools

As conceived by America’s founding fathers, public education was supposed to bind together a nation of immigrants from disparate classes. But public schools today are at the center of controversy, over curricula, security protocols, mask mandates, and more. As of June, only 29% of Americans—and just 14% of Republicans—put their trust in them, the lowest level since Gallup began asking the question in 1973.

ZerotoFive Montana – Child Care Innovations Webinar Series: Head Start as a Partner

Join us and our special guests, Kathy Rich with the Montana Head Start Collaboration Office and Karen Filipovich with the Montana Head Start Association, to learn more about Head Start and some of the innovative community solutions that exist around the state. 

Montana Federation of Public Employees, others also object to elimination of ‘trauma’ from educator standards

“I advocated for the inclusion of the words ‘well-being’ instead of ‘health’ because I wanted the focus to be on the whole child,” said Schoening, who served on a committee that worked on the language; she’s now head of graduate studies in education at Whitworth University in Spokane. “There was never a discussion about removal of ‘trauma-informed.’ As educators, we all need to be looking through that lens.”

Bozeman based Zoot Enterprises innovates childcare option for employees and allows other companies to participate.

The business membership program at Zoot allows other businesses to use its childcare center and currently has 15 contracted businesses in Bozeman that use Zoot for workplace childcare.

The dark dawn of a new day in Montana: The dismantling of our public schools by design

Choosing a private education for their child is every parent’s choice to make and ours to honor, but funding it is neither in the public interest nor within the public’s means. Teaching children to divide should be left to the math curriculum, not public policy.

Registration is now open for free September Montana Farm to School producer workshops

Farmers, ranchers and local food processors can learn strategies for growing and selling their products to school districts at the Montana Farm to School producer training this September.

Investment of $18 million announced to increase child care accessibility across Montana

The grant amounts range from $142,000 to $1 million and serve these Montana counties: Glacier, Gallatin, Missoula, Mineral, Ravalli, Lewis and Clark, Beaverhead, Carter, Flathead, Granite, Yellowstone, Jefferson, Carbon, Deer Lodge, Sweet Grass, Fergus, Judith Basin, Petroleum, and Cascade.