The former Democrat Superintendent of Public Instruction in Montana was accused by the NAACP of "exacerbating racism" in the Seattle schools. Now that same superintendent- Denise Juneau- is pushing "critical race theory" in Montana schools which would do what? Exacerbate racism.
Montana's Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen (R-MT) is moving to block "critical race theory" in Montana's public school classrooms. Superintendent Arntzen is requesting an Attorney General's opinion on the legality of critical race theory being pushed in the classroom, and calling on parents to weigh in.
Just before we wrapped up our conversation with School District 2 Superintendent Greg Upham in Billings, I figured I better ask him a couple more quick questions. Will there be a prom, and will there be a graduation this year? Graduation yes. Prom no.
From Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), to Billings School District 2 Superintendent Greg Upham, former KULR8 reporter Mary Beth Dickson, to Montana Budget Director Kurt Alme, and the chairman of the Montana GOP Don "K". All of those were uploaded to our "Montana Talks with Aaron Flint podcast" page today alone.
Think about, if you were a kid in Texas, you still got to go to school. You largely didn't have to wear masks. And you still got to play "Friday Night Lights" football. Just minutes away, right across the border- you got none of that. No school. No football. And you better wear a mask everywhere.
If you worried that Dr. Seuss was going to be outlawed in our nation's schools...the Outlaws at Elder Grove Elementary School are here to reassure you that the beloved children's book author will still be remembered.
Enrollment in Montana's K-8 public schools is down nearly 4% this Fall, according to numbers released by the state's Superintendent of Public Instruction. Homeschool numbers, meanwhile, are up by almost 63%.