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Congressman Cramer’s son in critical condition in ICU unit
North Dakota's first syringe exchange program tackles trust issues
One year after pipeline protest's end, 'I would have done it all over again'
Former ND sheriff charged in meth, bribery case makes plea deal to drop most charges
'It's all about teamwork'
crime and courts
Is ‘Metallica’ coming to Grand Forks?
Do you feel guilty about sharing your TV streaming login? Don't.
Jimmy Kimmel rips Parkland conspiracy theorists and Trump Jr.
'Bach and The Beatles' concert mixes classic and contemporary
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
New opioid addiction treatment clinic opens in Grand Forks
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
Everyone take a deep breath. Your Instant Pot pressure cooker has not been recalled.
Curl leads Bismarck to fourth-straight N.D. girls title
Minnesota native Diggins to take reins of U.S. women's cross country
Twins' Nick Gordon sees his famous father as a future pitching coach
Loons to focus on issues, not results, after winless preseason tournament
The quick rundown: UND 2, Miami 2, tie
James "Jim" Auville
Gerald Warren "Jiggs" Bryn
Harvey Hell, Jr.
Brad Dokken: Two more crazy antler encounters
Rydell candlelight ski event promises to be a real hoot
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Doug Leier: Midwinter waterfowl surveys provide important, big-picture info on ducks and geese
Commentary: Heitkamp's has a perfect opportunity to prove her commitment to bipartisanship
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
Letter: As election looms, trust voting records
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Letter: President's job: Protect the Constitution
Supporting Denny McNamara
Gladyce V. Olson
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February 2, 2018
With 3,025 home-schooled kids last year, trend in ND doubles in past decade
BISMARCK—The number of North Dakota kids receiving an education at home has more than doubled in less than a decade, following efforts...
February 2, 2018 - 11:45am
December 24, 2017
ND school performance 'dashboard' getting update
BISMARCK, N.D. — An update in the works for North Dakota's online "school dashboard" will offer parents and taxpayers an easier way to look up information on how their area's schools and school districts are performing. State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said the dashboard...
December 24, 2017 - 2:58pm
December 7, 2017
Our view: Computer science needs expanded role in North Dakota
Herald editorial board If statistics from a nonprofit organization are accurate, technology is outpacing public K-12 education. State Superintendent of Public Schools Kirsten Baesler seems to think so, and this week she is urging North Dakotans to consider the merits of computer science...
December 7, 2017 - 6:40am
November 27, 2017
Educators sought to help develop ND academic standards in four disciplines
BISMARCK — North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is looking for North Dakota educators to join a committee to help review the state's academic standards for the content areas of science, health, the arts, and early learning. Later, the Department of Public will...
November 27, 2017 - 4:22pm
November 24, 2017
ND education leaders hope student loan forgiveness will attract teachers to rural areas
BISMARCK — The superintendent of Ellendale's public school chuckled when asked about the challenges recruiting and retaining teachers there,...
November 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 11, 2017
Kirsten Baesler: Grant impacts ND education progress
By Kirsten Baesler In 2011, Hess Corporation announced a generous $25 million grant to improve North Dakota's public education system. The grant,...
October 11, 2017 - 6:57am
September 28, 2017
Fargo South's Juelke named North Dakota Teacher of the Year
FARGO — Leah Juelke, a Fargo South High School language arts instructor who helped her students tell their immigrant stories to the world,...
September 28, 2017 - 9:26pm
August 23, 2017
Kirsten Baesler: Striving to improve ND education
By Kirsten Baesler It's mid-August, and North Dakota schools are beginning a new season of learning. Most of our communities are reopening their...
August 23, 2017 - 8:18am
June 9, 2017
Port: Superintendent Baesler says Burgum skipping his own education summit was 'less than ideal'
Yesterday I wrote a post about some grumbling resulting from Governor Doug Burgum skipping a summit of education leaders he had convened in order...
June 9, 2017 - 9:42am
May 11, 2017
Family shares son's story to raise awareness about suicide
Reynolds, ND (WDAZ-TV) It's known as the silent killer. And many feel suicide is an issue that is too often kept silent. A family who lost a...
May 11, 2017 - 10:55pm
Baesler approves new state math and English standards
State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler has approved new state math and English standards to replace Common Core standards in effect since 2011....
April 11, 2017 - 4:12pm
April 7, 2017
New ND math, English standards approved
BISMARCK — New math and English classroom standards have been approved by state Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, the Department of Public...
April 7, 2017 - 12:57pm
April 3, 2017
ND University System opens applications for student loan debt relief
The North Dakota University System opened applications Monday for its student loan debt relief program. The program allows teachers working in subject areas determined by the Department of Public Instruction to have teacher shortages to apply for up to $1,000 in student loan debt...
April 3, 2017 - 7:23pm
March 28, 2017
North Dakota House passes education innovation bill
BISMARCK — The North Dakota House passed legislation Tuesday, March 28 allowing schools to participate in an "innovative education program,"...
March 28, 2017 - 6:21pm
March 20, 2017
Battle of the book: Grand Forks educators 'wage WAR for literacy'
When author Ellen Hopkins sees a teenager clutching one of her novels, battered and dog-eared, she usually can tell a lot about what that teenager...
March 20, 2017 - 4:43pm