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North Dakota students up in math over 20 years

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

North Dakota students are excelling at math, but reading scores are stagnant, according to The Nation’s Report Card, the official website of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Results were released Thursday for the mandatory standard…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota students up in math over 20 years

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

North Dakota students are excelling at math, but reading scores are stagnant, according to The Nation’s Report Card, the official website of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Results were released Thursday for the mandatory standard…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Immigration critical to growing ND businesses

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO An immigration reform bill taking shape in the U.S. Senate could have important ramifications for North Dakota businesses and their ability to grow. Continue Reading

Tour helps teachers apply lessons on oil

June 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW TOWN The next time Rita West’s math students ask how they will ever use geometry, she’ll have a real-world answer from North Dakota’s Oil Patch. Continue Reading

Faces of the Boom: ND is math instructor’s solution

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Amanda Davis was struggling financially as an adjunct professor in Texas when a CNN story caught her attention. The news story talked about how much money North Dakota has, prompting her to immediately Google “colleges in Williston.” Continue Reading

Meyer Middle School math team qualifies

March 26, 2013 in River Falls Journal

The 2013 River Falls math team qualified eight middle school ‘mathletes’ to participate in the NW Wisconsin Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition in Eau Claire held on Feb. 7. Continue Reading

Reading, math tutors help Minnesota students achieve success

March 24, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

In the 2013-14 academic year, more than 900 Minnesota schools will be providing students additional help in achieving academic success in the face of sobering statewide statistics. Continue Reading

For math-phobic, numbers pose threat of pain, study says

November 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Fear of math is everywhere in the adult world where there aren’t official pop quizzes, and in schools where the next generation of scientific problem-solvers are struggling with homework. Continue Reading

Reading and math scores on the rise at west central Minn. schools

August 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Schools in west central Minnesota appear to have followed state trends, with higher reading and math scores than a year ago in standardized testing results released this week.
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Area students are masters in math

May 8, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Eleven Alexandria 5th grade student teams competed in the Regional Math Masters competition held in Alexandria on April 27. Four of the teams placed in the top 10 out of a field of 36 teams representing 25 schools.
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