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Bill would require N.D. students to pass citizenship test to graduate

December 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A bipartisan bill being introduced in the North Dakota Legislature would require high school students to pass the same civics test as new Americans seeking citizenship before they could graduate.

State Superintendent of Public Instruc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill would require N.D. students to pass citizenship test to graduate

December 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A bipartisan bill being introduced in the North Dakota Legislature would require high school students to pass the same civics test as new Americans seeking citizenship before they could graduate.

State Superintendent of Public Instruc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. superintendent wants to replicate Montana ‘Indian Education for All’ program

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top education official wants to copy a Montana program that weaves the history and culture of American Indian tribes into classroom instruction, and the first step was an Indian Education Summit held Tuesday in Bismarck….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. superintendent wants to replicate Montana ‘Indian Education for All’ program

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top education official wants to copy a Montana program that weaves the history and culture of American Indian tribes into classroom instruction, and the first step was an Indian Education Summit held Tuesday in Bismarck….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

378 ND public schools not meeting No Child Left Behind requirements: Baesler says AYP goals lofty, unrealistic

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Hundreds of public schools in North Dakota are not meeting requirements set by federal law, but the goal set is unrealistic, the state’s top education administrator said.

Of the 455 public schools in the state, only 77 met Adequate Y…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Retiring ND school super expects smooth transition

December 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Wayne Sanstead said he’s confident the department will be in good hands when he retires at the end of the month. Continue Reading

Republican Victory Rally

November 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Republican candidates for office, from left, Gov. Jack Dalrymple; Kirsten Baesler campaign manager Annette Tait; Baesler, who is running for North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., who is running for the U.S. Senate, gather at the Republican headquarters on Saturday evening for a victory rally. Continue Reading

Wilfred Volesky, Mandan, N.D., column: Let Kirsten Baesler improve N.D.’s schools

November 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Baesler has worked collaboratively with teachers and administrators on a variety of issues. She has worked with and lobbied legislators at the national level to make school changes. These experiences give her the skills to deal effectively with lawmakers to make schools better in our state. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Kirsten Baesler for state superintendent in N.D.

October 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mandan has made remarkable progress, and the fact that Kirsten Baesler’s fellow school-board members kept electing her as president speaks volumes for her leadership skill. Continue Reading

Baesler secures ballot spot for superintendent of public instruction

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Kirsten Baesler appeared to have secured a spot on the November ballot in the superintendent of public instruction race Tuesday, but the race for the second spot remained close at press time. Continue Reading