Denise Juneau http://mtpr.org en Montana graduation rates are on the rise http://mtpr.org/post/montana-graduation-rates-are-rise <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Montana’s high school graduation rate is on the rise.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://opi.mt.gov/Reports&amp;Data/Measurement/" target="_blank">A new report </a>from the state Office of Public Instruction touts a nearly four percent increase in the graduation rate since 2009, up to over 84 percent in 2013.</span></p><p>Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau attributes much of that success to an initiative started by her office in 2010 called Graduation Matters Montana.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:13:06 +0000 Dan Boyce 14531 at http://mtpr.org Montana graduation rates are on the rise Who do the Dems get to run now? http://mtpr.org/post/who-do-dems-get-run-now <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With former </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Brian Schweitzer’s weekend decision not to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Max </span>Baucus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in 2014, the list of Democratic candidates who might run is an ever-changing puzzle.</span></p><p>After Schweitzer’s decision, political observers quickly turned to Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau and State Auditor Monica Lindeen.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:11:32 +0000 Dan Boyce 5560 at http://mtpr.org Who do the Dems get to run now? Top education leaders discuss priorities with Gov. Bullock http://mtpr.org/post/top-education-leaders-discuss-priorities-gov-bullock <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Leaders from across Montana’s public education spectrum met in Helena Tuesday to discuss shared priorities for improving the experience and results for the state’s students.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:15:35 +0000 Dan Boyce 5433 at http://mtpr.org Top education leaders discuss priorities with Gov. Bullock Student risk behavior survey has mixed results http://mtpr.org/post/student-risk-behavior-survey-has-mixed-results <p>There's some encouraging results in a survey of Montana students; and some troubling results as well. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:29:26 +0000 Edward O'Brien 5131 at http://mtpr.org Student risk behavior survey has mixed results