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Montana is one of the least populated states in the lower 48, but what flows out of it reaches to the far corners of the U.S. Montana is the only state hosting rivers that empty into Hudson Bay to the east, Gulf of Mexico to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. During National School Choice Week 2022, parents should be watching what else comes out of the Big Sky State. A U.S. Supreme ...

(The Center Square) – Schools throughout the country are experiencing teacher shortages due to several factors. In some states, legislatures have responded by lowering substitute teaching standards. In others, schools are calling on parents to fill the gap or are simply closing schools because they don’t have enough staff.

OXFORD, Mich. — Students returned Monday morning to the newly renovated Oxford High School for the first time since a school shooting on Nov. 30 left four students dead and injured six others and a teacher. Snow fell on students from a dark, gray sky as they trickled into the school, preparing to walk its halls and sit in its classrooms nearly two months after the shooting. Across Oxford and ...

DETROIT — The Michigan Democratic Party gave Republicans — and parents — a gift last weekend. It showed everyone what the party really believes. And it's scary stuff. In a Facebook post, the Democrats made it crystal clear that parents don't have any business interfering in their children's education. After backlash ensued, party officials took down the post, but don't think for an instant ...

TALLAHASSEE — The Republican majority on the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday advanced a measure that attempts to tackle one of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top legislative priorities: barring the influence of critical race theory in schools and businesses across Florida. But as lawmakers start work on the proposal, they have not yet included a key part of the governor’s election-year agenda. ...

Florida’s 2022 legislative session has been defined by emotionally charged cultural issues that Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing ahead of his reelection bid and rumored presidential aspirations: banning critical race theory, removing “unauthorized aliens” from the state and election fraud. But these made-up crises have little — if any — impact on Floridians’ lives. To DeSantis’ credit, he has ...

Clark County, Nevada, was short nearly 2,000 teachers this week. The district had 400 substitutes to cover them. That simple math problem forced central-office staff into classrooms, students into auditoriums, and eventually led one of the largest districts in the U.S. to halt instruction. “It was putting a real strain on the operations of the school district,” said Superintendent Jesus Jara, ...