THE NEW FORTY An open letter to STEM Center Principal Michelle Weber...
Dear Principal Weber,
At the outset, I ask that you share this letter with all of the faculty and staff at the STEM Center. I would also appreciate it if you shared it with the STEM family. I will be... Posted on 5/24/13 at 9:55 PM
NIE ROCKS Special guests from Angle Inlet School
Monday afternoon we had visitors at the Grand Forks Herald all the way from Angle Inlet School in Minnesota. Located on the Canadian border, in Minnesota's Northwest Angle, the Angle Inlet School is t... Posted on 3/26/13 at 8:24 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis.
When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t... Posted on 2/14/13 at 10:03 AM
For the first time in 10 years, North Dakota school districts will be obligated to start new teachers at $5,000 more per year than the previous school year, a legislative decision affecting nine counties that goes into effect for the 2013-14 school year.
BEACH — The faint sound of a siren coming from a Golden Valley Sheriff’s Department car began to echo in front of Beach High School on Wednesday and it didn’t stop there. A parade of emergency services flooded the school parking lot for a mock car crash that left area sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders with something to think about as they make choices to get behind the wheel or get into a vehicle with a driver who has been drinking.
GRAND FORKS — The rapidly growing demand for the University of North Dakota’s petroleum engineering program, which will turn 3 years old this fall, is the driving force behind a $10 million expansion that could be fully funded as early as next year, according to the dean of the College of Engineering and Mines.
FARGO - City and school leaders bristled at comments made Tuesday by syndicated liberal radio host Ed Schultz when he equated eighth-grade volunteers filling sandbags at Sandbag Central to “slave labor” helping only the rich.
BISMARCK — Lawmakers passed two proposals Wednesday that will allow school districts to use local tax revenues to fund early childhood programs.
It’s a move many lawmakers say will help increase the number of preschool programs around the state.
Predicting the future is no easy task, especially for cities in the booming western North Dakota Oil Patch. Predicting the future number of students at any given school in that same area may seem a daunting chore.
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