THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG I Must Apologize
Recently I posted my views on the School Levy and shared my desire that both pass to improve the quality of the schools and this city. It was my feeling there was no need to vote on these issues and t... Posted on 11/28/13 at 1:00 AM
STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Property tax decreases predicted in Grand Forks
Preliminary calculations from the Grand Forks County auditors office are forecasting a decrease in property taxes this year for Grand Forks city residents.
If a propertys value stays the same, its ow... Posted on 10/28/13 at 8:34 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Grand Forks Public Schools 2013-2014 Calendar
The District Calendar for the 2013-2014 Grand Forks Public School year is here! Find out when your child is out of school early, doesn't have school and other important dates including the end of each... Posted on 8/11/13 at 6:50 PM
THE NEW FORTY North Dakota Legislators - did you have sex before marriage?
I was unaware that North Dakota legislators put a law in place in 2011 (that became effective in July 2012) that requires K-12 schools in North Dakota to include in sexual health curriculum "instructi... Posted on 1/17/13 at 10:38 PM
In Minnesota, 5,900 school
jobs were spared Public school teachers are expected to be the big winners when states around the U.S. reveal for the first time how many jobs were created or saved during the first months of President Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus plan.
Most students try not to think about school during the summer. But a number of them took to the streets on a sweltering August day to talk up public education to people who might normally enroll their children in private or parochial schools.
I have never heard of a teaching position going unfilled for lack of applicants. In fact, I never have heard of any government job going unfilled for lack of applicants. To generate that kind of demand, the government jobs have to be paying more in salaries and/or benefits than are the private sector jobs.
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