Arntzen's State of Education address: Superintendent of Public Instruction highlights legislative priorities including special education funding and at-risk students
February 17, 2021
Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen highlighted several legislative priorities for the state's public schools Thursday, including a push to offer increased funding security for special needs students in Montana.
Arntzen's statements came during a formal State of Education address forecasting the road ahead in 2021 for an education system still contending with the challenges raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking back to this time last year, Arntzen said, there's much that students and educators likely took for granted. Hugs from friends, high-fives from teachers, gatherin...