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Montana "Most Improved" In Child Well-Being Rankings
Josh Burnham

More Montana kids are insured, fewer are dying and the teen birth rate continues to drop. This is according to the 2016 National Kids Count Data Book released this week.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau
Eric Whitney

Denise Juneau is running as a Democrat for Montana’s lone seat in Congress.

Graduation Matters Montana is now accepting applications for the 2016 Challenge Fund. Submissions must be completed by March 4. It will provide more than $190,000 in competitive grants statewide.

Montana High School Graduation Rate Rises

Jan 13, 2016
Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau
Eric Whitney

Montana’s high school graduation rate has never been higher. Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau announced today at Missoula’s Sentinel High School that 86 percent of students graduated in 2015. That’s a jump of nearly 6 percent since 2009.

Montana's Graduation Rate Hits All-Time High

Jan 13, 2015

Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau got right to the point when she opened a news conference Tuesday in the Governor’s office.

“I am proud to announce that Montana’s graduation rate has hit an all-time high of 85. 4 percent.”

That compares with a graduation rate of just over 80 percent in 2010.To put those numbers in perspective, only nine states have graduation rates higher than 85 percent, according to a U.S. Department of Education report from 2012.

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