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Accuracy and Current Information
Because of changes in federal and state law and in local policies, OPI cannot guarantee that the answers to the questions in this Database are forever accurate or current. The answers are our best effort to provide current information pertaining to frequently asked questions. The answers are provided as a convenience to the public and not as formal decisions of the State Superintendent. If you need particular information about a specific program, it may be more appropriate and efficient to contact the appropriate OPI staff person directly. You may reach our staff at (406) 444-3095 or toll free at (888) 231-9393.
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OPI's Knowledge Database is provided for your information only to help you understand issues pertaining to public education in Montana. It should not be relied on as legal advice; the Database is not a substitute for an in-person consultation with an attorney. Similarly, you do not have the right to rely on this information as legal advice or policy of this office. The applicability of the issues discussed in the question and answer format of the Database may differ substantially in individual situations or in different school districts.