KGVO spoke to MCPS Superintendent Dr. Rob Watson on Friday regarding the letter he and all the other AA School Superintendents signed expressing ‘no confidence’ in State OPI Superintendent Elsie Arntzen.
Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen accepted a $47.1 million check on Monday from Governor Greg Gianforte and other members of the State Land Board to help fund public education in Montana.
With fall and a new post-COVID school year on the way, KGVO spoke to Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen on a variety of topics, including masks, COVID vaccinations and millions of dollars in ARP funding.
Attorney General Austin Knudsen (R-MT) says Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a violation of both state and federal nondiscrimination laws, in addition to violating the Montana Human Rights Act. Knudsen issued a formal Attorney General's Opinion (AGO) which carries the weight of the law in Montana blocking CRT.
The U.S. Department of Education, despite a plea from Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen, denied her request to utilize local assessments instead of the federally mandated statewide test, even after a challenging COVID 19 school year.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen said on Tuesday that she testified in support of HB 25, a bill that would rectify decades of unequal education services for students in residential psychiatric treatment facilities.