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Montana Legislators Move in on Homeschoolers

HELENA Hundreds of people came out Monday to oppose a bill to require Montana's home school and private school children to take state standardized tests that are currently required in public schools.

Sen. Don Ryan, D-Great Falls, said Senate Bill 276 would protect children who are home schooled by inadequate and possibly a... [MORE]

— Allisson Farrell
staff writer
Helena Independent Record
400 Oppose Bill
Feb. 11, 2003

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          State Superintendent won't raise the bar this year for Montana schools
          <br><span class="red"><b>Jim Horn <a href="http://www.schoolsmatter.info/2011/05/montana-just-says-no-to-more-impossible.html"> Comment</a></b>: <br> <br>This is the kind of official civil disobedience that is needed to bust the Business Roundtable privatization scheme that Dun... [MORE]

          — Gail Schontzler
          Bozeman Daily Chronicle

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          Why is Washington Telling Montana How to Certify Teachers?

          WINNETT, Mont., June 20 It is not easy for rural towns to recruit young teachers like Nicholas Tholt not when, as in Winnett, the newspaper has stopped printing, the nearest movie theater is 53 miles away and there are only two stores, one saloon and the Kozy Korner Cafe.

          But Mr. Tholt settled here last year, partly because the... [MORE]

          — Sam Dillon
          staff writer
          New York Times
          New Federal Law May Leave Many Rural Teachers Behind
          June 23, 2003

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          The Link Between NCLB and Intelligent Design
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          Reading Expert Points Out Dyslexics Often More Creative and Intelligent

          Kay's Comment: While this expert's new "treatment" plan for "dyslexia" seems a tad wacky, the idea of moving away from preaching phonics as a "cure" to using methods using visual images appeals to me. I've worked with students with true dyslexia whose peers say, "Just... [MORE]

          — Rob Chaney, The Missoulian


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