Elsie Arntzen STILL Hasn’t Explained How She’ll Be Sending $800k Back to Public Schools

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 23, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Elsie Arntzen STILL Hasn’t Explained How She’ll Be Sending $800k Back to Public Schools Helena, MT – Earlier this month, a federal judge struck down Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s May directive diverting taxpayer dollars to private schools in Montana. That directive, with Elsie Arntzen’s eager support, drove an estimated $800,000 from Montana public schools to private institutions.  … Read More

Elsie Arntzen Skips Critical Hearing to Attend Partisan Pence Rally — Sends Spokesman Empty-Handed

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 15, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Elsie Arntzen Skips Critical Hearing to Attend Partisan Pence Rally — Sends Spokesman Empty-Handed OPI “[doesn’t] have a good answer” on redirecting $1.3 million in CARES funding back to public schools   Helena, MT – Yesterday, State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen skipped out on the final Education Interim Committee meeting (15:57:22) of the year to attend … Read More

Melissa Romano Promises to Show Up for Montana Students

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 2, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Melissa Romano Promises to Show Up for Montana Students “I can’t wait to wake up every day and work to ensure every student in our schools has the resources they need to learn.”   Helena, MT – In last weekend’s State Superintendent debate, Melissa Romano laid out a simple, yet powerful case … Read More

Melissa Romano Shines in Superintendent Debate

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 1, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Melissa Romano Shines in Superintendent Debate Arntzen Fails to Address Her Truant Record   Helena, MT – This Sunday, Montanans were presented with an easy choice in the race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, as Melissa Romano articulated a clear vision to restore competent, responsible leadership to the Office of Public … Read More

ICYMI: Former Officials Call for Change at Office of Public Instruction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 26, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] ICYMI: Former Officials Call for Change at Office of Public Instruction   Helena, MT – Ahead of the first debate of the race for State Superintendent, a group of educators that collectively worked for more than 160 years at the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) for five state superintendents of both political … Read More

Elsie Arntzen Violated Montana Campaign Finance Law 10 Times

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 18, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Elsie Arntzen Violated Montana Campaign Finance Law 10 Times Helena, MT – The Montana Commissioner of Political Practices has found Superintendent Elsie Arntzen in violation of Montana campaign finance law on two separate counts. According to the Commissioner, Arntzen “violated Montana’s campaign finance and practices law by failing to properly and timely report … Read More

Elsie Arntzen Blasts Administration for… Sending Money to Schools

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 21, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Elsie Arntzen Blasts Administration for… Sending Money to Schools Helena, MT – After the Bullock administration announced that Montana school districts would receive $75 million in needed aid to help them safely reopen in the fall, Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen launched a bizarre campaign against the critical funding. Arntzen complained … Read More

ICYMI: Elsie Arntzen Refuses to Stand Up for Montana Teachers — Again

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 13, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] ICYMI: Elsie Arntzen Refuses to Stand Up for Montana Teachers — Again Helena, MT – After Betsy DeVos threatened to withhold funding from school districts that won’t fully return to in-person instruction this fall, Montana students and teachers looked to Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen to stand up for them. Once again, … Read More

ICYMI: Not a Single Working Montana Teacher Has Donated to Elsie Arntzen’s Re-Election Bid [Montana Post]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 29, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] ICYMI: Not a Single Working Montana Teacher Has Donated to Elsie Arntzen’s Re-Election Bid [Montana Post]   Helena, MT – In the race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Montana’s teachers are making their preference clear. Current State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen is failing to garner any kind of tangible support from Montana … Read More

Arntzen Attempts to Rewrite Record as Anemic Campaign Struggles to Garner Support

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 11, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Arntzen Attempts to Rewrite Record as Anemic Campaign Struggles to Garner Support Arntzen Campaign for State Superintendent Has Drawn Fewer than 100 Donors, Not One of Which is an Active Educator   Helena, MT – As Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen struggles to garner support for her re-election campaign, her office … Read More