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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

Growing school enrollment, property values undermine tax relief

September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS While the Grand Forks School Board is preparing to vote on a 28 percent property tax increase Monday, other North Dakota school districts are preparing their budgets for similar scrutiny. Continue Reading

State aid rises, but Grand Forks schools still feel poor

May 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A big change in North Dakota’s education funding system aims to leave more money in taxpayer pockets, but fast-growing school districts such as Grand Forks Public Schools may feel a financial squeeze. Continue Reading

K-12 EDUCATION NOTES: Walters appointed to associate principal… GFPS career and tech department honored

September 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

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Grafton students to get netbooks

September 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Each freshman at Grafton (N.D.) High School will receive a new netbook computer to use for school work. Continue Reading

No mill increase for Grand Forks schools

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A proposed budget asks for the same tax rate the Grand Forks Public Schools has had for three years, plus some extra funding, was approved by the School Board on Monday. Continue Reading

Thompson awarded for academics

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Thompson Public School was given the 2012 National Blue Ribbon School Award for outstanding academic achievement, one of two North Dakota schools to be recognized, a release from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction said Monday. Continue Reading

Grand Forks schools open with additions

August 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A fine arts addition to Grand Forks Central High School will be in use on the first day of school this week, a school district official said Monday. The addition has been in progress for more than a year. Continue Reading

AMA supports requiring obesity education for kids

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The American Medical Association last week put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public schoolchildren and teens. Continue Reading

JPS meeting looks at athletics program issues

September 24, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

The wheels continue to turn within the Jamestown Public School District concerning the future of the athletics programs.
The community met for the second time Wednesday night in the Thompson Community Room at Jamestown Middle School to continue to search for solutions regarding success in the Jamestown Public Schools athletic programs. Continue Reading