Montana's public school science content standards haven't been updated since 2006, so Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau has selected 17 people to serve on a negotiated rule making committee to begin the process.
Just because teachers have summers in Montana off doesn't mean they have it easy.
Consider this: How much do you spend on work supplies each year if you work for the average company? Odds are, it's around zero. Most places provide the tools for your productivity.
According to three retired Montana teachers, they spend A LOT more than that.