Local charter school advocates intervene in lawsuit


Last updated 10/13/2023 at 12:02pm

As litigation continues to hold Montana’s recently passed charter school bill in limbo, a pair of local Native American leaders have intervened in the case to voice their support for the bill, detailing their plans for advancing language and cultural studies for Native American students they argue isn’t possible without the new law.

House Bill 562 allows for the establishment of “community choice” schools with the approval of a local authorized school board or an autonomous state commission, schools that would be eligible to receive public funding. The law was partially blocked fro...

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