Special Session (No. 306)

First Aired Thursday, January 12, 2006

Governor Schweitzer called lawmakers back to Helena in December to "finish the job" on funding K-12 education. Montana Focus looks at the tension between Republicans and Democrats over coming up with a court ordered formula for funding public education that led up to the session. Veteran capitol reporter Mike Dennison, who covered the school funding issue, joins Gene Brodeur in the Opinion segment for an analysis of the accomplishments and shortcomings of the Special Session. Produced by Gene Brodeur and Scott Sterling for KUSM/MontanaPBS, MSU Bozeman.