Feb 3, 2013
The Billings Outpost
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Renee Rasmussen spread both arms wide in front of her to demonstrate the magnitude of the problems facing her Eastern Montana school district as it endures a steady stream of new students, largely thanks to the oil boom.
In oil country, high-school grads opt to make money over education
For most high-school seniors, a college degree is the surest path to a decent job and a stable future.