Jennifer Johnson covers K-12 education for the Grand Forks Herald.
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The Grand Forks School District’s finance committee approved Monday a recommendation that wouldn’t increase property tax rates for the 2014-2015 school year. The preliminary budget proposal would bring total revenue to $90.8 million, or a 4 percent increase from last year’s actual revenue, but keep the tax levy at 82 mills, said Business Manager Ed Gerhardt.
Grand Forks School District educators place a high priority on reading remediation, and the results proved that last year. With 77 percent of total students proficient in reading, the district...
Roseau (Minn.) Public School District Superintendent Larry Guggisberg said a district doesn’t need to spend a lot of money to get results. Of five districts in the region, his reported...
After a short stay at the Ruth Meiers Adolescent Treatment Center in Grand Forks, one teen was able to recover from a traumatic past and now hopes her relative will seek the same help.
The Grand Forks Public School District could be looking at no increase in the property tax rate for the 2014-2015 school year, district staff told the finance committee Wednesday.
The Grand Forks School Board approved $422,328 in local funds Monday for remedial help for students at three elementary schools.
The Grand Forks School Board will be considering the approval of $442,328 to provide at-risk students with support for academic achievement, according to school district staff.
Crookston resident Todd Jacobson knew the hotel he bought was in rough shape, but the full reality of his decision didn’t hit him until later. On a whim, he contacted the Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, where veteran hotel operator Anthony Melchiorri steps in to renovate struggling hotels. Late last month, the show shot an episode that will air this fall. No date has been announced yet.
A petition requiring North Dakota’s schools to start after Labor Day appears to have more signatures than necessary for the November ballot, the North Dakota Secretary of State’s Office said Wednesday.
On their first day of remedial math at Phoenix Elementary School in Grand Forks, a group of young students chanted numbers as they jumped up and down. “One! Two! Three! Four! Five!” Nearly 200 students in kindergarten through fifth grade attend the Tenth Month Math course for a recap of what they learned the prior school year.