SEATTLE (AP) — The superintendent of Seattle Public School system will resign two months earlier than originally expected.
The district announced Friday that Superintendent Denise Juneau...
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating Seattle Public Schools after “disturbing reports” about how the district handled special education during...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau said Tuesday she will resign when her contract ends in June.
Her announcement Tuesday follows the local NAACP’s call for...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau said Friday the district will remain in a remote learning model for the rest of the current semester because of an increase in...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle school board on Wednesday unanimously voted to begin the academic year remotely.
The plan for the state’s largest school district passed with a wide-ranging...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s school district superintendent has decided against having students return to the classroom in the new year school, saying the prospect of in-person learning is impossible...
SEATTLE (AP) — School leaders are booting officers off Seattle campuses for a year while the district reevaluates its partnership with the Police Department.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle teachers approved a new union contract that again offers double-digit pay increases.
The Seattle Times reports teachers in Seattle Public Schools will see an 11.1% pay...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle school district officials have apologized after an email sent to parents suggested that Muslim families should reconsider their observance of Ramadan so students could...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle School Board has selected Montana's former superintendent of public instruction Denise Juneau as the next superintendent of Seattle Public Schools.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's former Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau has been selected as the next superintendent of Seattle Public Schools.
The Independent Record reports that Juneau was selected Wednesday night. She was one of the three finalists Seattle's school board interviewed for the job.
Juneau will manage a district of nearly 54,000 students. She oversaw about 150,000 students in Montana.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A review of the policies and procedures of the Office of Public Instruction could cost up to $2,850.
The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2lsbmzh ) the office contracted with CMS Communication and Management Services for the review after Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced in January that Montana was out of compliance with federal testing regulations.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen said some Montana student test data submitted to the U.S. Department of Education weeks before she took office were "falsified" and out of compliance.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's incoming superintendent of public instruction says a Republican Party operative won't join her team after he was criticized for social media comments he made about Democratic politicians' sexual orientation.
Randy Vogel, a former Billings police officer who worked recently for U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, declined his appointment as a senior policy adviser to incoming superintendent Elsie Arntzen, the Billings Gazette reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/2ixnYUI ).
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A state senator from Great Falls is telling Republican leaders that he wants to run for Montana's U.S. House seat when Ryan Zinke becomes President-elect Donald Trump's Interior secretary.
Sen. Ed Buttrey released a statement Monday that he plans to seek the Republican Party's nomination in a special election.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A spokeswoman for Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke says he discussed national security, sportsmen's rights and other topics during a closed-door meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.
Zinke visited Trump Tower in New York on Monday.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana captured a second term Tuesday, easily defeating Democratic challenger Denise Juneau with a message that emphasized his military experience and the need for vigilance against terrorists entering the U.S. as refugees.
The victory by the Whitefish Republican and former U.S. Navy SEAL maintains his party's two-decade lock on the state's sole House seat.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana defeats Democrat Denise Juneau, wins second term.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — In a race fueled by millions of dollars from out-of-state political groups and donors, Democrat Denise Juneau has waged a rancorous fight to wrest Montana's only U.S. House seat from Republicans for the first time in two decades.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is urging Montana voters to send U.S. Rep Ryan Zinke back to Congress for a second term as Republicans seek to boost turnout ahead of the Nov. 8 election.
During a Sunday rally at the Billings airport, Ryan described Zinke, a former U.S Navy SEAL, as a rising leader within their party.
The Wisconsin lawmaker cited Zinke's push to bar Syrian refugees and his support for lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil experts.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC is spending $500,000 on Montana TV ads in favor of Denise Juneau in Montana's U.S. House race.
The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2eUJzTc ) that the House Majority PAC is buying advertising in four Montana markets as part of a 13-state effort to narrow the gap with the Republican majority. Democrats need to win 30 more House seats to claim the majority.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A decorated combat veteran warning about the threat of ISIS in America is being challenged for his U.S. House seat by a longtime educator who would become the first American Indian woman in Congress.
The race between Republican Ryan Zinke and Democrat Denise Juneau for Montana's only House seat reflects a broader divide playing out nationwide between Republicans focusing on foreign threats and Democrats honing in on domestic issues from education to the economy.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke is being challenged by Democrat Denise Juneau and Libertarian Rick Breckenridge as he seeks a second term in Montana's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Here are details about the candidates:
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's first openly gay federal candidate said Wednesday that electing her to Congress would be a historical event that could change the discourse about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual people.
Denise Juneau, a Democrat, made her comments near the end of a debate against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke and Libertarian Rick Breckenridge that also touched on issues such as gun rights and agriculture.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Mike Fellows, the state Libertarian Party chairman who was making his eighth run for Montana's U.S. House seat, died in a car crash, authorities said Tuesday.
Fellows, 59, was in a head-on collision with another vehicle on Montana Highway 200 Monday night as he was returning home to Missoula after a campaign event in Seeley Lake, Missoula County Undersheriff Jason Johnson said in a statement.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Board of Public Education has adopted new science standards for public school students that have benchmarks for what students need to know at certain grade levels.
The new standards don't tell teachers what to teach, and local districts will still have control over their curriculum. The standards combine Indian Education for All, Montana's constitutional requirement that schools teach about the state's Native American history and contemporary culture.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. House committee advanced two bills by U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke on Thursday as his Democratic opponent, Denise Juneau, took aim at the first-term congressman with a proposal of her own.
The House Natural Resources Committee's endorsement of Zinke's bills gave the Republican an opportunity to showcase legislation he is sponsoring two months before Election Day.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democrat Denise Juneau asserted strong support for the coal industry while Republican U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke highlighted her vote against a major eastern Montana mining project as natural resources took center stage Thursday night during a sometimes-raucous U.S. House debate.
FRAZER, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke and Democratic challenger Denise Juneau sparred on Native American and rural issues in their first debate on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.
Juneau, who is seeking to unseat the first-term Republican congressman, told the audience Monday that Zinke says one thing to tribal leaders and then votes against their interests.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke and Democratic challenger Denise Juneau have agreed to three debates over the next two months.
Both sent out news releases Monday announcing the debates.
The first debate is scheduled for Aug. 29 at Frazer School on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, followed by a Sept. 1 debate at Montana State University Billings and an Oct. 5 debate at Great Falls College.
Both campaigns said they would like to set up a...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Democratic challenger for Montana's single seat in the U.S. House of Representatives has laid out her vision for public lands, a hot-button issue in this year's election.
Denise Juneau portrayed herself as a champion public lands and access during a Wednesday appearance at Spring Meadow Lake State Park in Helena, the Helena Independent Record (http://bit.ly/2ajP9Og ) reported.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — It didn't take long for U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke to bring up his previous life as a U.S. Navy SEAL commander. He opened a recent interview by joking about how he used his military skills to bolt out of the House floor to his office during another lockdown at the U.S. Capitol. In recent weeks, he's soaked up national attention after offering himself up as a potential vice president or secretary of defense in a Trump administration.