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
Our children deserve the chance to succeed and prosper regardless of their cultural or economic backgrounds. I am convinced that public education is crucial to building the best life possible for all of our children.
A fine arts addition to Grand Forks Central High School will be in use on the first day of school this week, a school district official said Monday. The addition has been in progress for more than a year.
With the election of a “no new taxes” governor and an all-too-compliant Legislature, the state was unable to maintain its commitment to K-12 education. As a result, per pupil state operating dollars for K-12 education fell.
The Principals’ Partnership, which is sponsored by Union Pacific Foundation, has found benefits to having a four-day school week. Some statistics suggest that the student dropout rate declines, staff and student attendance go up and the school districts save a lot of money.
Achieving the kind of change that the education secretary is promoting would be a great gift for the country, especially when so many states are being forced by budgetary pressures to skimp on their commitments to education.
Parents have choices in Bemidji, and that’s good, say Bemidji School Board members. But that means attending charter school eliminates those parents' children from Bemidji School District extracurricular programs.
A woman accused of taking part in a police standoff in Stark County, N.D., that ended in a barrage of gunfire has pleaded guilty to two lesser charges.Jacquelin Mink entered the plea Friday to charges of reckless endangerment and conspiracy to commit robbery.
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