Superintendent Arntzen Denounces Governor's Siloed Approach to COVID-19 Decision-Making
July 22, 2020
HELENA— In response to the Governor’s most recent press conference announcing education-related directives today, Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen issued the following statement:
“The Governor has made a habit of siloed decision-making when it comes to COVID-19 responses. This lack of communication and coordination is a disservice to the safety and wellbeing of Montana’s students, families, and educators. While I appreciate that the Governor has allocated $75 million of the $1.3 billion to support schools from Montana’s federal Coronavirus Relief Funds, he once a...