U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that she has given her approval to Montana’s state plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Superintendent Arntzen spoke on the phone with Secretary DeVos this afternoon about Montana’s plan.
HELENA—State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen announced today Montana’s 2016-2017 school year graduation, completion, and dropout rates.
The year 2017 has brought new and expanded partnerships at the Office of Public Instruction, as well as a fresh set of goals and vision for putting Montana students first. I am accomplishing these goals through four key initiatives.
HELENA—State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen and Office of Public Instruction (OPI) staff received initial feedback from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) today on Montana’s proposed education plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Office of Public Instruction is hosting a conference in Helena November 30th through December 1st titled “Celebrating Innovative Learning”.
State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen announced the legislative proposals that she is recommending legislators take action on during next week’s special session.
HELENA – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen are kicking off Red Ribbon Week on October 23 by encouraging students across the state to demonstrate their commitment to living healthy, drug-free lifestyles.
In the United States, nothing injures and kills more teens than car crashes. Tomorrow, October 17th, is Teen Driver Safety Day in Montana. The OPI encourages high schools and parents across Montana to discuss best practices for safe driving with their students.
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