Interim ed committee tours facilities
Last updated 12/6/2021 at 9:35am
I pray everyone had a Thanksgiving to remember as we move into the Christmas season.
This past month has been a busy one for me. My education committee has been charged with a study to determine if incarcerated individuals are receiving the education the State of Montana is required to offer. We first toured the education department of the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge. The education offered at the facility starts with the HISET — High School Equivalency Test — formerly known as the GED. Everyone at the prison has the opportunity to participate in HISET preparation courses, depe...