Montana schools

Small Montana Schools Lose Federal Grants
Small Montana Schools Lose Federal Grants
As a result of changes in an already-cumbersome application process, some of Montana’s smallest rural schools lost out on a federal grant.  The Billings Gazette reports that Sand Springs is one of seven Montana schools that missed out on the money, according to the Montana Small Schools Alliance, for reasons like administrative turnover that left positions vacant during the summer — or, in the cas
Max Baucus Meets With Montana School Administrators on Rural Education Program [AUDIO]
Max Baucus Meets With Montana School Administrators on Rural Education Program [AUDIO]
In a Monday morning news release, Montana Senator Max Baucus is helping to renew the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP), which provides about $5 million each year that 420 Montana schools rely on to keep teachers on the job. The REAP program is included in the major education bill Congress will debate this year, bringing it one step closer to being signed into law.