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Between 2000 and 2010, western Montana's rural counties saw a net loss of more than 8,600 young people aged 15 to 29, according to U.S. Census data ... of Montana geography professor Christiane von Reichert sees it, it's natural that most rural kids move away after high school to get an education or ...

State revenues came in lower than expected last year, and the Montana Legislature held a special session in November to address the shortfall. The financial challenges exist in higher education despite Gov. Steve Bullock's budget proposal that largely protected campuses, and the Montana Legislature's ...
With January being cervical cancer Awareness Month, the Flathead Family Planning clinic is busy doing education outreach efforts in local high schools and in the community. According to statistics from the Montana Department of public health & Human Services, from 2004 to 2013 there were 10 cervical cancer deaths ...
Of the 14 child deaths reported to the Child and Family Ombudsman between mid-December 2016 and mid-December 2017, 10 involved children under the age of 1, department officials said. Through the First Years Initiative, "we will take tangible steps by focusing on early intervention and education, with ...
50 Years Ago. From the Tribune week of Jan. 14, 1968. It is estimated nearly half of Great Falls' population is less than 20 years of age. The October census of pre-school and school-age population showed a total of 34,092. If this under-20 age group makes up about 45 percent of the population, as it did in ...

Since 2000, Town Pump, along with the ExxonMobil education Alliance, has given more than $2 million to Montana schools. The Foundation provides grants for programs that might not otherwise have what they need, including summer reading programs, field trips, and math and science programs.
"Montana is a state that invokes freedom," he says. "We revoked the speed limit! But parents watching their kids play golf, that's where we draw the line." Worse, because of the ban, college coaches are limited in recruiting Montana prospects, denying students a funnel to higher education. Perhaps it's no ...
The next step of the state initiative proposes asking the newly formed child Abuse and Neglect Review Commission to partner in a public education campaign. The commission, created by the 2017 Legislature and appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, and Attorney General Tim Fox in August, ...
Nystuen said he would meet later in the day with the Montana Chamber of Commerce, which has endorsed the levy. It's great to get support from Montana businesses leaders, he said. It has also been endorsed by the Montana farm Bureau Federation and Montana Economic Developers Association.
Second, he wanted to ensure that young people from ordinary backgrounds and beginnings had access to a Montana Tech education. I was fortunate to work with and get to know Tom over these past many years and we are all honored by this gift and the opportunity to carry on the Bready and Danowski names and legacy ...
Channel Schieffer, President and CEO of Leadership Montana said she is excited for this class to really dig deep into Montana's opportunities and issues, such as healthcare, agriculture, and education. Leadership Montana member Scott Levandowski said he wants to discuss education in Montana.
Standing in line for hours to hear President Donald Trump was worth it for thirty Montana farm Bureau members attending the American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville. President Trump, who addressed the crowd of more than 7400 touched on issues of particular importance to agriculturists such as ...
The survey ranked Montana 22nd overall for racial integration and placed the state at 18th for employment and wealth, 17th for education, 32nd for social and civic engagement and 41 for health. Hawaii was ranked as the most racially integrated state while the District Of Columbia came in last. Montana ...
You can also email your submission to goldstar@keci.com. Each nomination is reviewed by a selection committee made up of persons from the education community. Nine winners are chosen, one per month during the school year, from around western Montana. Once a winner is selected, KECI produces and airs a winner ...
... education or explore other parts of the world. But the key thing for their towns, she says, is figuring out how to draw enough of them back as 20- or 30-somethings, when they get to the point in life where they're ready to settle down and raise families of their own. Put another way: Where Montana towns are ...
... Montana's state agency tasked with enforcing discrimination protections is losing funding for trainings and investigations. The Montana human rights Bureau investigates complaints of harassment and discrimination in a variety of settings. The Bureau also provides education and training for employers ...

Bodnar, though, has a deep enthusiasm for the work of the institution, and he and other higher education officials in Montana are optimistic about the future of the college, the Missoulian reported. In fact, the former General Electric executive has already advocated for higher education to members of ...
Missoula -- A university dean says only one female permanent dean remains at the University of Montana, creating a gender balance issue. The Missoulian reported last week that Dean of libraries Shali Zhang was left as the lone female permanent dean after two other female leaders left their posts.
Focusing on money doesn't seem like a strong pitch for recruiting rural teachers, with Montana's rookie pay worse than any other state in the nation. ... She secured a student teaching gig in Troy, with help from a scholarship from the Montana Rural education Association that will go toward housing costs.
"We are humbled by the Fishers' generosity to Montana State," said MSU President Waded Cruzado. "This strategic gift will build upon our early childhood education program at MSU and serve as the basis for the everyday practice of early literacy and pre-school education reaching thousands of children ...
Federal education officials have now weighed in on Montana's plan to replace the No Child Left Behind law. Public educators here have been waiting on that since submitting the plan in September. More than 20 officials with Montana's Office of Public Instruction gathered around a conference room table in ...
"It is crucial that Montana students have pathways to future success after they receive that high school diploma," Arntzen said. "I am working with our partners in higher education and private sector industries to expand career pathways so that all Montana students can succeed after high school.".
Asked if graduation rates might improve when Bozeman opens a second high school, creating two smaller schools, Watson said some research finds a correlation between graduation and school size. In other Montana communities with two high schools, he said, graduation rates usually follow how many ...
"They provide marketing materials and the connections and resources for schools to bring together farms and schools and bring fresh food into local cafeterias," Joellyn Clark, education Director for the Chouteau County farmers Union, said. Each month, a different Montana grown product is highlighted.
Computer science had a brief flash of electoral attention in Montana when Greg Gianforte, the U.S. Congressman who lost the 2016 governor's election to Bullock, touted a plan to put computer science courses in every school. After initial confusion about the plan, Gianforte's campaign clarified that schools ...
MSU has the greatest number of Montana residents enrolled in the institution's history, with students coming from all 56 counties of the state. We are pleased that more students than ever before have access to life-changing education at MSU. To help accommodate the growth, among other measures, in fall ...
Opiate addiction continues to be a health concern across the country, state, and in the Flathead Valley, though local providers say education about this family of drugs has led to better awareness of its addictive properties. On Dec. 4, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state ...
University of Montana President Sheila Stearns delivers an address to the campus in fall 2017 at the University Center. ... said UM must restructure while keeping the humanities strong, and she noted some units, such as languages, might not have many majors, but do fulfill general education requirements.
The services of eight teachers and other aides are being paid for with money from both HRDC and nearly $400,000 from the Montana Preschool ... Montana has been expanding preschools with a $10 million-a-year U.S. Department of education Preschool Development Grant, awarded in 2014 and ...
KALISPELL - Montana fish, Wildlife & Parks has a new Information and education program officer in their Kalispell office who will serve as the new face and voice of the agency. After several months of searching, Dillon Tabish has been tapped to serve as the new face and voice for the agency. "I am really ...
President Donald Trump has promised tax reform will be a "big, beautiful" Christmas present to the American public, yet many Montana educators fear it may ... Cruzado said MSU's concerns have been communicated through the office of Clay Christian, commissioner of higher education, to Montana's two ...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - As lawmakers attempt to reconcile the House and Senate tax bills before Christmas, they'll be forced to take a hard look at some higher education tax breaks. The House bill eliminates benefits to taxpayers who are paying off their student debt or currently paying tuition for ...
Roughly a year ago, the Montana Commissioner of Higher education requested that the UM president, Royce Engstrom, step down and appointed retired commissioner Stearns as an interim president. She launched an ambitious process to evaluate and prioritize UM's academic and administrative ...
The MEA-MFT represents about 20,000 state workers and was the result of the merger of the Montana education Association and the Montana ...
Some of the University of Montana programs given preliminary rankings as ... said that's a program where faculty teach many general education ...
SLAM is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts and art education in Montana in ways intended to enrich and involve the ...
BUTTE - Butte Adult education teacher Eddi Walker accepted a "One Class At ... "One Class at a Time" is a joint effort between Montana's News ...
The MEA-MFT represents about 20,000 state workers and was the result of the merger of the Montana education Association and the Montana ...
RYB education representatives ring the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on the company's first day of trading in September.
Jon Tester issued a statement from the Montana Democrat, saying that, "taxing education benefits to pay for tax cuts for wealthy out-of-staters ...
While many people give to higher education via scholarship and grant funds, Achieve Montana offers individuals the chance to give in a much ...
The MEA-MFT and the Montana Public Employees Association are ... MEA-MFT was created when the Montana education Association and the ...
That was the message that John Cech, deputy commissioner of higher education, shared at last week's Board of Regents meeting at Montana ...
(CNN) - What was intended to be an educational presentation about Islam turned into a controversy when threatening comments prompted ...
On Special Assignment: Aging out of Montana's foster care system .... "Early on, I really pushed education and learned really quickly that these ...
"I thought: Well, I could either not go into education, or I could go into education ... As a consequence, the report found, Wisconsin's educational ...
On a unanimous voice vote Thursday, the Montana Board of Regents ... "I can't think of a more important fight than public higher education," ...
HELENA - education in rural Montana has charm, but also challenges that educators and students face every day. We traveled around western ...
HELENA - education in rural Montana has charm, but also challenges that educators and students face every day.We travelled around western ...


 

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