Attorney General Knudsen Joins Lawsuit Against Department of Education

Attorney General Austin Knudsen has signed onto a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies saying the administration’s LGBTQ protections are based on an overly broad legal interpretation. State officials claim Democratic President Joe Biden’s administration has conflated a 2020 landmark ruling prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity…

Superintendent of Public Instruction Expresses Concern Over Teaching Critical Race Theory In Montana Schools

Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen has requested a state attorney general’s opinion on the legality of teaching certain lessons dealing with race that are prioritized in draft language for federal education grants. The U.S. Department of Education is in the middle of a public comment period for its rule on priorities for grants which…