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The OPI Announces Record High Graduation Rates for Montana in 2018
HELENA—The Office of Public Instruction announced Thursday that Montana saw record high graduation rates for students in 2018. The statewide four-year cohort graduation rate for the 2017-2018 school year was 86.4 percent, the highest percentage since 2011 when the state began using a...
OPI Hosting Statewide Data and Assessment Conference
HELENA—The Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) will be hosting its annual statewide Data and Assessment Conference January 14th and 15th in Bozeman. This year, there will be additional emphasis on data-driven student growth. The theme of the conference is “Get READY for...
Superintendent Arntzen Announces New State Assessment Director, Assessment Updates
HELENA—After a rigorous selection process, State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen announced on Monday that Ashley McGrath has been hired as Montana’s new State Assessment Director. Ashley has been working at the Office of Public Instruction since 2012 as Montana’s National...