Montana Office of Public Instruction http://mtpr.net en Advancement Placement High School classes growing in popularity http://mtpr.net/post/advancement-placement-high-school-classes-growing-popularity <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The number of Montana High School students taking Advanced Placement classes fell slightly in 2013, but the overall trend is up considerably in the last ten years.</span></p><p><a href="http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/ap/rtn/10th-annual/10th-annual-ap-report-state-supplement-montana.pdf" target="_blank">Statistics released Tuesday</a> by College Board, the non-profit which runs the AP program, shows about a two-percent decrease in students leaving high school having taken an AP exam between the class of 2012 and 2013.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:38:45 +0000 Dan Boyce 14882 at http://mtpr.net Advancement Placement High School classes growing in popularity Montana graduation rates are on the rise http://mtpr.net/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.net Montana graduation rates are on the rise Top education leaders discuss priorities with Gov. Bullock http://mtpr.net/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.net Top education leaders discuss priorities with Gov. Bullock Student risk behavior survey has mixed results http://mtpr.net/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.net Student risk behavior survey has mixed results