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Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Labor complaint claims degrading practices, discrimination by NDUS leader
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UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
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Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
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Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
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October 27, 2015
Baesler pleased with ‘honest assessment’ of ND students
BISMARCK – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler said she is pleased with test scores released Tuesday from the new North Dakota State Assessment showing 46 percent of students proficient in English and 40 percent in math, but added there is a “tremendous...
October 27, 2015 - 4:19pm
August 28, 2015
North Dakota to recover more than $316,000 for testing glitches
BISMARCK – North Dakota will keep more than $316,000 as compensation for glitches some schools experienced earlier this year when giving new standardized tests in math and English, Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler announced Friday. Baesler said the Smarter...
August 28, 2015 - 11:29am
August 12, 2015
Baesler supports hiring community experts to help in teacher shortage
BISMARCK -- North Dakota state Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler expressed support for hiring community experts to help fill a shortage of teachers during a monthly state Republican Party chairman's luncheon held Tuesday at the Bismarck Radisson. In addition,...
August 12, 2015 - 9:38am
June 24, 2015
Group formed to address N.D. teacher shortage: Nontraditional routes to teaching to be considered
BISMARCK – North Dakota educational leaders began brainstorming Wednesday about ways to reverse a statewide teacher shortage that’s been labeled as critical in every subject area and is worsening with enrollment growth, a wave of retirements and fewer young people entering the...
June 24, 2015 - 4:42pm
May 21, 2015
DPI seeks public comment on state equity plan
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and state Superintendent Kirsten Baesler are seeking public comment on a state equity plan aimed at ensuring that all students have good teachers. The U.S. Department of Education has required states to submit their...
May 21, 2015 - 3:06pm
May 8, 2015
ND exploring legal options to deal with state test glitches
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler is assembling a task force to study other standardized testing options for K-12 s...
May 8, 2015 - 10:48pm
April 17, 2015
ND's online state assessments see serious snags
FARGO - Frustration is mounting as this year's North Dakota State Assessment tests turn into a headache to administer, officials with the Fargo...
April 17, 2015 - 8:15pm
April 15, 2015
House kills bill proposing education foundation to accept private donations
BISMARCK – House lawmakers warned about the potential for big corporations to wield their influence over North Dakota classrooms as they scrapped...
April 15, 2015 - 8:14pm
New test to help schools better assess ND students, Baesler says
After decades of using a paper-and-pencil style standardized test template, North Dakota has joined a consortium of 21 other states known as...
April 15, 2015 - 3:00am
April 13, 2015
Supporters worry schools could miss out on millions in donations if foundation bill dies
BISMARCK – Officials from two of the nation’s biggest oil and gas companies are urging North Dakota House lawmakers to approve legislation...
April 13, 2015 - 4:19pm
April 10, 2015
Teacher who accused Baesler of assault quits job
BISMARCK – A Bismarck teacher who was placed on leave earlier this week after calling in to a radio talk show during work hours to discuss...
April 10, 2015 - 11:00am
April 8, 2015
Tschosik remains on leave from Bismarck schools
BISMARCK - Teacher Todd Tschosik was on administrative leave again Wednesday after he made a phone call to a radio talk show while working Tuesday,...
April 8, 2015 - 6:39pm
Tschosik placed on leave for interview during work hours
BISMARCK — A Bismarck teacher who was embroiled in controversy over an alleged domestic dispute with North Dakota Superintendent of Public...
April 8, 2015 - 11:36am
March 28, 2015
Teacher licensing board to consider action against Baesler, Tschosik
BISMARCK — North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler and former fiancé Todd Tschosik will appear on the agenda of an upcoming meeting of the state’s teacher licensing board. The Education Standards and Practices Board is slated to discuss both educators...
March 28, 2015 - 5:20pm
March 22, 2015
‘I just wanted to go home': Baesler, former fiancé speak out about domestic incident
BISMARCK — Kirsten Baesler says she just wanted to go home. Instead, North Dakota’s superintendent of public instruction was handcuffed,...
March 22, 2015 - 10:11am