Why Early Childhood Education is so Important

Article from the Great Falls Tribune, published on October 28, 2017 You may be wondering what all the fuss is about child care, preschool and early childhood education. After all, education doesn’t really start until children enter kindergarten, right? Actually children start learning even before birth and can recognize their mother’s voice. A child’s brain…

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University of Nebraska Study: Strong Parent-Teacher Ties Drive Positive Outcomes for Rural Children

Full article posted on University of Nebraska Center For Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools When parents and teachers work together, student behavior improves, along with their academic and social skills, according to a recent CYFS study. Using the research-based program known as Teachers and Parents as Partners, the study examined how emphasis on…

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How youth sports have changed, the negative impact, and the prediction for the future of sports

Youth sports are an estimated $15 billion industry, and the increasing specialization of these budding athletes is irrevocably changing Minnesota’s high school landscape in softball, baseball, soccer, hockey, basketball, volleyball and lacrosse-basically, every team sport except football.”  Read how youth sports have changed, the negative impact, and the prediction for the future of youth sports….

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NEWS DAKOTA: Lisbon Educator and Students Working to Replace Vandalized Flag

From the News Dakota Website. September 26, 2017 By: Warren Abrahamson (NewsDakota.com) LISBON, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A Lisbon educator and some students will be working to replace a stolen flag from the North Dakota Veteran’s Home following a string of vandalism. Brent Janes says his Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter will be voting this…

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2017-2018 Scholarship List

****Make sure to be checking the college websites for scholarships they have to offer. Some colleges have separate scholarship applications that need to be filled out for students to be considered eligible. Ransom County Crop and Livestock Improvement Association Eligibility: Applicant’s family must be a resident of Ransom county, must be pursuing a degree in an agricultural…

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