STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER House DFLers set high education funding goals
By Don Davis
Goals of 100 percent high school graduation, every third-grader being able to read, ending an achievement gap and all students being ready for careers or college after graduation are lof... Posted on 4/9/13 at 6:53 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND Financier to Invest a Billion in Jobless…Respectfully
WRITTEN BYKATHLEEN HUGHES
CREATED ONTUESDAY, 02 OCTOBER 2012 14:31
September 26, 2012;Source:Washington Post
Washington, D.C. financier and Carlyle Group co-founder Bill Conway has reported... Posted on 10/22/12 at 9:31 AM
4 MY FUTURE: CAREER AND CHARACTER EDUCATION Sequestration: What It Means for CTE...
Within the Grand Forks Public Schools, funding for the Career & Technical Education (CTE) department (which includes the K-12 Career Education program) comes from three sources: 1) local, 2) state... Posted on 7/24/12 at 2:06 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Ask Strangers for Start-up Money
The Internet looks to transform the way people come together for a common cause: in this case it's reaching out to any Tom, Dick, and Harry for start-up revenue.
This will widen the ability to raise... Posted on 3/21/12 at 1:53 PM
THE STUFF OF LIFE Chemistry Faculty Receive Research Grants
Dr. Gregory Cook, Chair and Professor of organic chemistry has received a $420,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. This three-year grant will support research in organic chemistry. Cook ... Posted on 9/18/10 at 8:18 AM
Huddling with A-list celebrities and top re-election donors, President Barack Obama bemoaned the partisan forces that have stymied compromise in Washington as he raised campaign cash for Democrats in New York.
North Dakota State University officials considered filing a formal complaint last fall against the University of North Dakota – or asking Gov. Jack Dalrymple to quietly intervene – when a UND employee’s mistake jeopardized a federal grant shared by entrepreneurial offshoots of the two universities.
Rep. Bob Skarphol said late Wednesday a bill to provide $1.1 billion to western North Dakota communities will deliver ample funding to address infrastructure and other needs, but will not provide the long-term help the bill was intended to do.
The rapidly growing demand for UND’s petroleum engineering program, which will turn 3 years old this fall, is the driving force behind a $10 million expansion that could be fully funded as early as next year, according to the dean of the College of Engineering and Mines.
Prospects for a bonding bill dimmed Wednesday, when Democrats in the Minnesota Senate added a cash allocation to their tax bill for one of the session's key bonding project proposals -- the renovation of the State Capitol Building.
Grand Forks lawmakers are concerned the current budget for the North Dakota University System won’t provide enough funding to address renovations to the state’s only law school and medical school on the University of North Dakota campus.
The Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project may not have to wait for complete federal funding to get started.
Senate lawmakers Wednesday reversed a decision that said state funding can be used only for levee and dike protection until the full federal share of the cost is appropriated by Congress.
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