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Department of Ed upholds DSU fine for enrollment-related violations

January 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson State University officials this week received news that the U.S. Department of Education has denied an appeal for a $32,500 fine for enrollment reporting infractions, they announced today in a press release. Continue Reading

State ag leaders want school lunch changes

September 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is calling on the federal government to revise new standards for school meals. Continue Reading

Gas leaks found in 2 Dickinson schools

August 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A staffer at Heart River Elementary School found a gas leak Wednesday, forcing students and teachers to evacuate on the first day of class, Dickinson Fire Department Chief Robert Sivak said. Continue Reading

North Dakota schools miss bullying policy deadline

July 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Two dozen school systems did not meet the July 1 deadline for turning in school bullying policies as ordered by state law. Continue Reading

Ohio school withholds diploma because of cheering

June 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CINCINNATI (AP) A suburban Cincinnati high school is withholding a graduate’s diploma and requiring community service as punishment for what it describes as overly boisterous cheering by his family during his graduation ceremony. Continue Reading

Some southwest ND schools, including Halliday, state unhappy bar keeps getting raised with test

February 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota education officials are worried a test mandated through the No Child Left Behind Act is hurting North Dakota schools. In response, the Department of Public Instruction is expected to apply for a waiver from that portion of the law in September, officials said Monday. Continue Reading

House majority leader : Change needed in oversight of ND higher ed

February 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Legislature needs to be more engaged with higher education in light of recent issues involving the state’s universities, House Majority Leader Al Carlson said Monday. Continue Reading

Dickinson residents can help name school

January 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

As has been regularly reported, the Dickinson Public Schools is proceeding with construction of a kindergarten to fifth grade elementary school in northwest Dickinson.
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Work experience program helps launch students into life

January 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar Senior High student Chris Voss watches a big white pickup truck slowly move through the car wash at Walt’s of Willmar, and he picks up a fresh towel.
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ND higher ed board reviews president pay raises

June 16, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT (AP) North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education is considering pay raises for its college presidents.
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