Legislature Expanded Education Opportunities for All Montana Families
May 19, 2021
Education has been one of the most disrupted sectors by COVID-19. The ripple effects of school closures and remote learning have further put pressure on families and our economy. The Legislature responded by giving more flexibility to students, families, and educators to engage in individualized learning.
We began the session by providing local school boards with stability as they were beginning their annual budgeting process. House Bill 15 which provides an inflationary increase in school funding was signed into law in February and is reflected in the education section of the state budget....