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Eastern, western Montana differ in reasons for not vaccinating

Children in Montana get vaccinated at a lower rate than those in the nation as a whole — just 62 percent of those in...

NCAA athletes score big win in Supreme Court decision

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that the National Collegiate Athletics Association cannot limit educational compensation to student athletes due to their amateur status. The...

Bitterroot Valley Community College moves ahead, lawmakers push career, tech ed

For the first time in a few decades, a new community college in Montana cleared a major hurdle with the Legislature’s approval of the...

Wisconsin lawmaker proposes to ban Washington, D.C., from teaching Critical Race...

WASHINGTON — A Republican member of the U.S. House from Wisconsin wants to restrict how District of Columbia public school teachers talk about racism and...

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race...

WASHINGTON—Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide regarding how schools teach kids about...

U.S. Senate panel grapples with fast-approaching state laws on rights of...

WASHINGTON — There was little disagreement among senators Wednesday over whether a national law is needed to standardize what soon will be a patchwork of conflicting...

Judge blocks campus carry law until further notice

A District Court Judge ruled in favor of the Montana Board of Regents on Monday in blocking the implementation of a law that would...

States poised to allow college athletes to profit off their name,...

WASHINGTON — A seismic shift will rock college sports next month, when a handful of new state laws go into effect allowing student athletes...

Five-in-one: Lawsuit challenges five different bills lawmakers passed as unconstitutional

A lengthy list of plaintiffs, including the Montana Federation of Public Employees, the Faculty Senate of Montana State University and the Associated Students of...

Judge temporarily enjoins HB102, sets hearing on injunction

Legislation passed this session significantly expanding permitless concealed carry of firearms won't take effect on Montana University System campuses until further order from Lewis...

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