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Why Finland has the best education system in the world. This is how education in Montana should be taught. Let’s start improving the system today.

Ninety-three percent of Finns graduate from academic or vocational high schools, 17.5 percentage points higher than the United States, and 66 percent go on to higher education, the highest rate in the European Union. Yet Finland spends about 30 percent less per student than the United States.

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.”

Silicon Valley Is Jumping on the Microschool Bandwagon

With schools in limbo, startups see a big market in helping parents organize learning pods and tutoring groups. Will some kids get left behind?

The Transmission Rate Of Covid-19 Needs To Decrease Before Schools Reopen, U.S. Surgeon General Says

“The administration’s strategy of prioritizing politics over science has had a devastating impact on our country throughout this pandemic. It should not make that same mistake when it comes to reopening schools,” Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott

Montana Next Generation of Community and Economic Development Tools Report Released; Your Input and Recommendations Requested by July 27th

To help us prioritize our next steps, I am asking you to complete our brief survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NextGenComments   so we can hear from you – what topics and themes interest you. 

Why you should inspire your children to take risks

Childhood used to come with rites of passage: your first fish, your first hunt, your first taste of outdoor risk. We need to rebuild the steps along the journey to adulthood.

Billings, other Montana schools begin paying for some students’ home internet amid remote shift

Several school leaders in Montana have put small-scale plans in place to address what they view as a long-simmering equity issue. Public school districts in Billings, Missoula, and Great Falls all began or will begin to pay for some students’ home internet access. 

Montana Equal Pay for Equal Work Task Force and Zero to Five Montana – 7/14 – 12PM MST

This instructional webinar will focus on teleworking and flexible scheduling best practices.

Governor Bullock, Lt. Governor Cooney Release Plan for Reopening Safe and Healthy Schools for Montana

“Noting the uniqueness of every school district in Montana, our goal for this document is not to be prescriptive, but to provide effective, flexible guidelines to all schools in hopes that we can safely resume in-person instruction in the fall.”

Ontario Adds Coding and Personal Finance to New Math Curriculum for 1st Grade

The new elementary system hopes to improve the dwindling math scores in the province.