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Kirsten Baesler

June 14, 2016
Primary turnout strong statewide with precincts left to report
June 14, 2016 - 11:14pm
May 25, 2016
North Dakota education leader gathers input from teachers to prepare for move from Common Core standards
May 25, 2016 - 8:41pm
May 18, 2016
North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler holds a press conference Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Fargo South High School. (Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor)
Transgender bathrooms are a local issue, school superintendent says
May 18, 2016 - 8:03pm
May 6, 2016
Rob Port
Port: Baesler claims shift away from Common Core not campaign choice
May 6, 2016 - 12:40am
May 3, 2016
North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler announces plans to rewrite the state's English and math content standards as North Dakota School Boards Association Executive Director Jon Martinson (from left), North Dakota United President Nick Archuleta and North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders Assistant Director Russ Ziegler listen on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at the Capitol in Bismarck. Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service
Baesler: ND replacing Common Core with new standards for math, English
May 3, 2016 - 4:05pm
March 7, 2016
N.D. initiative aims to boost number of students taking Advanced Placement exams
March 7, 2016 - 11:30pm
February 18, 2016
Anthony Alpert, executive director of Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, spoke and answered questions from state legislators at an interim meeting of the education committee on Thursday morning. (Tom Stomme/ Bismarck Tribune)
State weighs options for standardized tests
February 18, 2016 - 9:38pm
February 16, 2016
Laurie Matzke, shown at her desk Tuesday, has been named an assistant superintendent at the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. (Submitted Photo)
Baesler promotes Matzke to assistant superintendent of ND schools
February 16, 2016 - 11:49am
January 22, 2016
Joseph Chiang teaches at Four Winds High School in Fort Totten.
Math teacher will challenge for state superintendent nomination
January 22, 2016 - 1:14pm
January 14, 2016
First year teacher Shaina Hess listens as her fifth-graders at Minto Elementary school take turns reading "The Odyssey" this week.  (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
Small districts see big need for teachers: Schools try creative ways to fill vacancies
January 14, 2016 - 6:00am
January 12, 2016
North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler announces the gathering of a task force to look into future options the state has for the assessment of students during a press conference on 5-8-2015 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. (Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune)
Baesler to seek re-election as state superintendent
January 12, 2016 - 3:32pm
January 4, 2016
More than 200 North Dakota teacher positions still unfilled after ‘community experts’ program falls flat
January 4, 2016 - 3:18pm
January 2, 2016
North Dakota prepares to develop plans under sweeping education act
January 2, 2016 - 10:49pm
October 28, 2015
North Dakota students improve reading ranking on ‘nation’s report card’
October 28, 2015 - 2:40pm
October 27, 2015
Baesler pleased with ‘honest assessment’ of ND students
October 27, 2015 - 11:11pm