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Windy Boy sponsors bill to help tribal college credits to transfer


February 13, 2019

Jonathan Windy Boy

Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, has introduced a bill to create a task force that will help tribal college credits transfer to off-reservation colleges and universities.

"For me, this is long overdue," Windy Boy said.

He said this is an equal-opportunity bill that will make it so that no tribal college students will have to spend extra time and money to obtain their degrees.

Now, many college classes from tribal colleges will not transfer to most units of the Montana University System, so transfer students have to re-take classes that don't transfer.

House Bill 135 would create a...

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