THE NEW FORTY Violence in schools cannot be tolerated.
Last night a Natalie Smith Carlson went to the Moorhead School Board with her daughter and shared a story of violence and re-victimization. Smith Carlson's 15 year old daughter was assaulted November ... Posted on 11/26/13 at 10:10 PM
TIME AT THE TABLE Top 5 - School Parties
My friend Bri, (from Red, Round or Green) brought up a fantastic point last week. Halloween is well Halloween. Kids dress up, beg for candy (or other treats). Typically they end up with tons. It's fun... Posted on 11/6/13 at 5:07 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA How to help kids eat right for breakfast
Now that your children have settled into their school routine, its time to pay a little more attention to breakfast.
This meal is very important because your body has been fasting all night as you sl... Posted on 11/1/13 at 1:26 PM
STAFF BLOG DIGGING DEEPER 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
Residents in Newtown, Connecticut, have voted to accept nearly $50 million in state money to build a new school at the site of an elementary school where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six adults in December, a town official said on Sunday.
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.
A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.
Bill Barrow and Kate Brumback
, August 20, 2013
Children in northwestern Minnesota who eat subsidized lunches during the school year won’t receive much help during the summer. On the other hand, some parts of southern Minnesota where a lot of kids are eligible do a much better job of delivering meals when school is out of session.
Parents whose children are struggling with math often view intense tutoring as the best way to help them master crucial skills, but a new study released on Monday suggests that for some kids even that is a lost cause.
School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and even determine teachers' pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators' computer systems.
Northwood (N.D.) Public School junior and North Dakota Poetry Out Loud Champion Janessa Hensrud is among 53 high school students nationwide to compete today and Tuesday in Poetry Out Loud in Washington, D.C. The winner receives a $20,000 award.
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