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House kills K-12 funding, property tax relief bill on second try

May 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — Reversing a vote from Thursday, House lawmakers today defeated Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s proposal to increase state aid to K-12 school districts while providing about $714 million in property tax relief. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Make sure teachers’ grades matter

December 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Congratulations to the Grand Forks School District for setting up a stronger evaluation system for teachers. Now, the challenge for the district will be to make sure the evaluations count. Continue Reading

Emerado students get surprise gift of winter clothing from secret donors

December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A group of anonymous donors on Wednesday supplied new winter coats, gloves, snow pants and hats to each of the 100 children who attend Emerado (N.D.) Elementary School. Continue Reading

More in-depth evaluations for Grand Forks teachers

December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The School District is making a big switch after 20 years, as part of the superintendent’s strategic plan. Continue Reading

N.D. files No Child Left Behind waiver tomorrow

December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state-defined accountability system will focus on college/career readiness, school improvement methods and overall teacher and principal evaluation. Under No Child Left Behind, schools must ensure 100 percent of students are proficient in reading and math, as defined by federal standards. Continue Reading

TB tests find two abnormal results at Grand Forks school

November 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two students at Valley Middle School in Grand Forks were found to have an abnormal test result for tuberculosis, the Public Health Department said today.
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Thompson school project fails to pass

November 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A $3.4 million building project in the Thompson (N.D.) School District failed to receive enough votes to pass Tuesday. Continue Reading

Attendance dips after TB outbreak at Grand Forks school

November 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It has since returned to normal as Grand Forks School District officials reiterate that the disease does not spread easily. Continue Reading

North Dakota in miniature fills Christmas ornaments going to nation’s capital

October 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Midway Public School seventh-graders was working on. His windmill will be placed inside one of 24 ornaments created by the class to adorn a tree in the 2012 National Christmas Tree display in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading

MARILYN HAGERTY: One sows for the benefit of another age

October 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Latin seems firmly entrenched at both Central and Red River high schools. And Latin and the classics are faring well at UND. Interest was statewide when the North Dakota legislature adopted a Latin motto last spring. It is: “Serit ut alteri saeclo prosit.” In other words, “One sows for the benefit of another age.” Continue Reading