May 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
On her path to completing a high school education, Shenea Cordell has taken a different route than most. The 18-year-old Grand Forks native never finished ninth grade and, eight months ago, gave birth to her son Brantley.
On Thursday, Cordell was among 52 students who received their General Educational Diploma this academic year from the Grand Forks School District. Continue Reading
April 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
When band director Christie Aleshire of Central High School stepped up to direct more than 500 young musicians, what sound would come forth?
Would it be “Stars and Stripes Forever,” as listed on the program?
Or would it be just noise? Continue Reading
February 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
We support the School Board in taking the next step by adopting the recommendations. Continue Reading
January 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The 400 or so parents who attended a Grand Forks School District public forum this past week listened intently to proposals that could change which school their children will attend, but they had plenty of ideas of their own.
January 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Closing a school in the north end of Grand Forks would hurt property values and harm the wonderful work that has taken place and continues to take place today. Continue Reading
January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The GF school district should take care before embracing a plan to save all its old schools and build a new one. Continue Reading
December 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Shouldn’t the Grand Forks School District declare that it shares with the city of Grand Forks the goal of avoiding and/or counteracting urban blight? Continue Reading
December 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Educational researchers are introducing new strategies that teachers can use to help immigrant children’s literacy development and academic success. Continue Reading