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Denise Juneau Cancels Missoula Debate With Sandy Welch [UPDATE]

The first of a set of three Office of Public Instruction debates between Republican Sandy Welch and Democrat Denise Juneau was set to occur on Tuesday, August 21 at Missoula's Sentinel High school.

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MSU Sets New Record on Research Spending

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University officials say the school has set a record for spending on research.

Officials say the school spent $112.3 million in the past year, an increase of $10 million from the year before

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Nearly Half of Montana Students in Underperforming Schools

Over 75% of Montana schools reached the adequate yearly progress report goals, however, nearly half of Montana students attend schools that failed to make the mark.

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Denise Juneau Comments on Education Report

State Superintendent Denise Juneau on Montana's results in the Adequate Yearly Progress Report

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What Are America’s Top Colleges?

When the shocking cost of going to college nearly constitutes selling a kidney to an international ring of black market organ dealers, would-be students should probably ask themselves whether their education is really worth waking up in a bathtub full of ice just to pay for it.

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Could Texting Make Kids’ Grammar Worse?

We already know texting while driving is bad, but new research seems to indicate that even before kids are old enough to get behind the wheel, texting might have another downfall: it’s making their grammar worse.

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Russian Teacher Orders Students to Take a Bizarre 23-Hour Exam

Final exams are never fun, but for one university class in Russia, their test was particularly bad.

Not only did the instructor treat the class as her own personal happy hour, she also made it an impromptu sleepover.

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College Student Fakes Kidnapping to Get Out of Handing In Paper

Kids these days are taking the saying “the dog ate my homework” and completely chucking it out the window. Today’s student needs a more up-to-date and convincing reason for missing an assignment, skipping class or failing to complete work. That’s why this story of a college student who faked his own kidnapping is so fascinating.

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Meet an Eight-Year-Old College Prodigy

When Tanishq Abraham was around two-years-old, his parents noticed there was something different about him. He was already counting, and seemed to be able to grasp concepts way beyond his years. By age four Tanishq was accepted into the high IQ society MENSA.

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Sorry, College Grads, But Working ‘Till You’re Old and Grey Is the New Fad

Medical advancements and healthier living mean many people have longer lifespans these days. That means lots of those older Americans are retiring later than in generations past. In fact, some analysts are calling 70 the new 70 in terms of retirement.

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