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Montana OPI To Celebrate Anniversary Of State Constitution

Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Montana Constitution Convention Tuesday by highlighting Indian Education for All at the fan window in the Capitol from 11 to 1. It was further codified in Montana code during the 1999 legislative session making Montana a national leader in supporting ...

Montana Working To Increase Teacher Salaries

Montana is ranked among the lowest states for starting salaries with teacher pay of approximately $35,000 annually. The 67th Legislature appropriated $2,492,048 to incentivize and enhance competitive base pay for early-career teachers. Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen has announced the initial data release on the TEACH ACT as...

Superintendent Arntzen Provides Update On ARPA Education Spending

The Legislature’s Education Interim Committee recently met in Helena to provide updates on a number of issues including education tax credits the Montana University System staffing and program spending. On program spending Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen touched on the state’s current status of elementary and secondary schoo...

State Superintendent Responds To Public Criticism

Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen was on Voices of Montana Monday. She responded to recent criticism in a recent letter from school district superintendents and others across the state.

Montana Superintendents Send Letter Of Disapproval To Superintendent of Public Instruction

Superintendents from Montana’s AA schools have sent a letter to Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen expressing their disappointment in her leadership and calling on her to improve the current Office of Public Instruction. Northern News Network’s Eric Young.

Two Montana Schools Awarded National Recognition

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today recognized 325 schools as National Blue-Ribbon Schools for 2021 including Ridge View Elementary School in Belgrade and Cascade Elementary School in Cascade. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Now in...