All Montana children should have the opportunities and resources to thrive as they grow up. Supporting child well-being in our state means kids grow up in economically secure families, live in resilient communities, and meet developmental, health, and educational milestones. Investing state and local resources in our children and our schools produces short-term and long-term dividends for Montana’s families and economy as a whole. Access to quality education from early childhood, pre-Kindergarten, and through graduation increases opportunity for people of all income levels to achieve their goals in life.
The demand for afterschool programs in Montana outpaces availability in communities. More Montana students would enroll in an afterschool program if one were available to them. For every child in an...Read more
Montana lacks strong state investments in the child care and early childhood education system. With a state surplus of nearly $2 billion, now is the time to invest in a child care system that works...Read more
MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.