Missoula County Public schools start their fiscal year on July 1st, but the amount of money they will receive from the state has shifted radically after news in mid-July that triggered cuts in the state budget would occur because of lower than projected revenues.
In March, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) announced that it was planning on reopening an office in Missoula County. Since then, many have wondered what the impact of Syrian refugees will be on local facilities, particularly on the school system. Missoula County Public School District 1 Superintendent Mark Thane says the school district has not been directly involved in the planning.
Montana’s public school districts are doing a better job of identifying homeless students which has improved connecting students with school, community, and local outreach organizations to provide important services.
These days, it seems like a pen and paper are less mandatory in the classroom, as the digital age takes over and encourages students’ learning potential. Montana Governor Steve Bullock partnered up with the national nonprofit EducationSuperHighway to help upgrade schools with high-speed Internet and encourages Montana students to reach their full learning potential.
School is back in session today, Wednesday, August 26th and school busses are busy ferrying children all over Missoula County School District One. MCPS District 1 Superintendent Mark Thane said =the school system is expecting more students than last year...
School starts today in many western Montana communities. School buses, crosswalks and school zones will be crowded, and area law enforcement will be watching closely to make sure drivers are paying attention.