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April 24, 2017
Educators confident about new ND math, English standards
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — North Dakota has approved math and English standards for the 2017-18 school year, and educators say the new measurements of skills are not all that different from the Common Core standards they replace. The new standards are grade-level expectations for math,...
April 24, 2017 - 7:49pm
February 7, 2017
North Dakota House rejects Common Core bill
BISMARCK — It was deja vu on the North Dakota House floor Tuesday as proponents of the elimination of Common Core were delivered a setback...
February 7, 2017 - 9:31pm
January 30, 2017
ND bill introduced to cut ties with education's Common Core
BISMARCK—State lawmakers are back in 2017 with a bill that would cut any remaining ties with Common Core and eliminate "outside control"...
January 30, 2017 - 9:17pm
October 3, 2016
Judge dismisses lawsuit over N.D. membership in Common Core testing consortium
BISMARCK — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to end North Dakota's membership in a multistate group that develops tests aligned...
October 3, 2016 - 7:23pm
May 25, 2016
North Dakota education leader gathers input from teachers to prepare for move from Common Core standards
GRAND FORKS -- In an age where students have access to information with the click of a mouse, teachers should use tools to design learning experiences instead of lessons in an effort to ensure students are ready for the next step in their careers, North Dakota's schools superintendent...
May 25, 2016 - 8:41pm
May 6, 2016
Port: Baesler claims shift away from Common Core not campaign choice
On Tuesday, Kirsten Baesler, Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction, announced her department would begin the process of developing...
May 6, 2016 - 12:40am
May 3, 2016
Baesler: ND replacing Common Core with new standards for math, English
BISMARCK – North Dakota teachers will rewrite the state’s math and English standards in the coming months to replace the politically charged...
May 3, 2016 - 4:05pm
April 9, 2016
Omdahl: Politicians excel in overpromise and under delivery
GRAND FORKS -- In a recent editorial statement, Rae Ann Kelsch of Mandan reminded political candidates and voters that campaign promises by candidates...
April 9, 2016 - 11:16pm
March 30, 2016
Kelsh: Know the law when arguing Common Core
I had the honor to serve as the chairman of the North Dakota House Education Committee for 17 years. During that time, I was instrumental in the rewrite of North Dakota Century Code Chapter 15 and a driving force behind improved and strong education legislation. I am pleased that...
March 30, 2016 - 11:00pm
August 5, 2015
Jacobs: Taking aim at Common Core
GRAND FORKS — Higher education has been beset by controversy in North Dakota, but the campuses needn’t feel picked on. The public elementary...
August 5, 2015 - 5:10pm
July 27, 2015
Judge hears arguments in lawsuit over Common Core tests in ND
BISMARCK — Opponents of a multistate group that develops tests aligned with the Common Core education standards argued for a court order Monday that would temporarily block North Dakota from spending any more money with the consortium until a judge rules on their lawsuit claiming...
July 27, 2015 - 5:18pm
June 24, 2015
Other Views: Common Core lawsuit is a sham
FARGO -- A lawsuit challenging North Dakota’s adoption of new education standards is rooted in an out-of-state organization’s campaign to derail Common Core, no matter the damage caused. The suit features a not-too-clever facade of local origination because plaintiffs include...
June 24, 2015 - 9:13pm
June 22, 2015
Common Core critics sue N.D. over membership in testing organization
BISMARCK -- Opponents of Common Core state standards filed a lawsuit Thursday against some of North Dakota's highest state officials over "unconstitutional" implementation of the standards. Gov. Jack Dalrymple, state Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and other officials are named...
June 22, 2015 - 8:42pm
March 25, 2015
North Dakota districts resume Common Core-aligned test after delay
A test gauging North Dakota students' knowledge on new educational standards was delayed a second time Wednesday after a problem with the testing...
March 25, 2015 - 7:58pm
February 21, 2015
Letter: Some representatives didn’t vote
What is the job of our representatives? What or who do they represent? The meaning of representative is a legislative assembly consisting of people chosen to act and speak on the behalf of a wider group. I am starting to wonder what wider group do our legislators speak on behalf...
February 21, 2015 - 11:57pm