Small and Rural Schools in the News

State superintendent candidates talk rural schools, funding, infrastructure at forum Billings Gazette, 9/28/2016
Rural Montana schools are struggling to find and keep teachers  Billings Gazette, 9/26/2016
Grassroots learning feeds future workforce Montana Standard, 9/23/2016 
$19.8M Hellgate Elementary School bond passes
 ABC FOX Montana, 9/21/2016
Fairfield School Board Meets Fairfield Sun Times, 9/21/2016
Future Farmers of America offers leadership training and career development the Valierian, 9/21/2016
Bond Vote: Edgerton Elementary, School is 109 students over capacity Daily Interlake, 9/18/2016
Solving the overcrowding problem Daily Interlake, 9/18/2016
Serving Montana Schools Big Horn County News, 9/18/2016
Hamilton High School choir receives surprise grant Ravalli Republic, 9/15/2016
Hamilton High School choir going to Carnegie Hall Ravalli Republic, 9/15/2016
Hellgate Elementary voters have 1 week to cast ballots NBC Montana, 9/15/2016
Sunset School grows to 9 students, gets first-ever school bus Missoulian, 9/15/2016
Belt Public Schools seek $4.6 million bond Great Falls Tribune, 9/14/2016
McAlpine encourages students to consider MedStart Program the Valerian, 9/14/2016
Cut Bank Schools fortunate to find two qualified, enthusiastic music teachers Cut Bank Pioneer Press, 9/14/2016
Young scientists aim for D.C. trip Daily Interlake, 9/13/2016
Lt. Governor Visits Fairfield Schools Fairfield Sun Times, 9/12/2016
Huntley Project School District sues over botched roof Billings Gazette, 9/12/2016
Preschool screening scheduled on Sept. 21 Shelby Promoter, 97/2016
Frenchtown Junior High gym reopens to cheers Missoulian, 9/7/2016
New Year, New School: New Roundup Central Elementary allows students to stay under 1 roof Billings Gazette, 9/7/2016
Harrison students, teachers all-school float trip NBC Montana, 9/1/2016
Bringing community together over food Bitterroot Star, 9/1/2016

Park City voting again on funding for school renovations Billings Gazette, 8/2016
Shelby Schools, students welcome 10 new teachers for 2016-17 school year Shelby Promoter, 8/2016
Meet Valier School’s newest additions to teaching staff the Valierian, 8/2016
East Helena Public Schools kick off new year on Wednesday – Helena IR, 8/2016
New year brings changes at Manhattan schools NBC Montana, 8/2016
Hamilton school theater classes begin NBC Montana, 8/2016
Safe Routes to School – Walk n’ Wheel Wednesdays and Fit Fridays to begin in September Shelby Promoter, 8/2016
Feed, school supplies giveaway in Heart Butte was huge success
 Glacier Reported, 8/2016
Lolo School forced to cut nurse hours
 Missoulian, 8/2016
School resource officer contract to go out for bid Wolf Point Herald, 8/2016
Darby students begin school year NBC Montana, 8/2016
Gazette opinion: What worries Montana school bus drivers most? Billings Gazette, 8/2016
Three Forks Schools host tech event Belgrade News
School resume Aug. 24 in Power Acantha, 8/2016
Hamilton, Montana Schools Rely on 3xLOGIC for Access Control Needs Benzinga, 8/2016
Jordan Stoltz selected for MSU Hilleman Scholars Program the Valerian, 8/2016
Jeff Nix hired as Sunburst Schools’ new athletic director for 2016-17 Shelby Promoter, 8/2016
New Superintendent and high school principal looking forward to working with parents, kids  Shelby Promote,r 8/2016
Cut Bank Schools hosts meeting to review 2016-17 rules with CBHS athletes, parents Cut Bank Pioneer Press, 8/2016
Vaccine report shows steady rates after school law took effect, varying exemptions Gazette, 8/2016
MDT officials talk about safe driving KPAX, 8/2016
Basement flood leaves Glendive school without power, pushes back school start date The Billings Gazette, 8/2016
Dupuyer Elementary School closes but community remains hopeful The Valerian, 8/2016
Choteau coach caps off 26-year career with state honor Choteau Acantha, 8/2016

MREA Headlines

Date: 8/2016
Title: Draft Final Report – Interim School Funding Commission

Date: 7/2016
Title: RISE4MT Semi-Annual Report

Date: 5/2016
Title: Legislative Audit Report, OPI Data Performance Audit


(Update – 8/30/2016)