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Accused Minnesota 'killer grandma' caught in Texas
ND drilling company owner doubts he'll see $690,000 embezzled from his company
Why you've never heard of the six Chinese men who survived the Titanic
Reporters remember dramatic pipeline protests on UND panel
With potential budget cuts looming, Gov. Burgum suggests cutting operational costs in higher ed
crime and courts
nation and world
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Dickinson Herberger's on bankruptcy list of stores set to close
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
'One last time': Barbara Bush had already faced a death more painful than her own
Blue Hawks looking to bounce back in home opener
Zimmerman qualifies for Class B state meet in four events
Comeback kids: DHS girls tennis rallies to win WDA opener against Bismarck St. Mary’s
Midgets baseball drops season-opening doubleheader to Century
Wolves need 'Buckets' to live up to his nickname
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: Have North Dakota Democrats overplayed their hand politicizing Trump’s trade fight with China?
Commentary: Flying the Lt. Gov. across state for coin flip sure seems like a cavalier use of taxpayer resources
Irene I. Paulson
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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no child left behind
September 6, 2017
Local administrators react to Every Student Succeeds Act approval
Before the start of the holiday weekend, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos approved North Dakota's state plan under the new Every Student Succeeds Act. A pair of local administrators who played a role in the plan's construction have expressed their pleasure with DeVos' decision....
September 6, 2017 - 7:10pm
September 7, 2016
Native Americans' input sought for new education law
BISMARCK—Top education officials met Wednesday at the United Tribes Technical College's annual Tribal Leaders Summit to discuss what's at stake under the the new federal education law. The Every Student Succeeds Act, passed in December, is a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind...
September 7, 2016 - 7:51pm
January 2, 2016
North Dakota prepares to develop plans under sweeping education act
BISMARCK -- A new federal education law that dramatically changes North Dakota's approach to education will soon be developed over the next year. North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and others are gathering this month for a meeting related to the Every Student Succeeds...
January 2, 2016 - 10:49pm
December 17, 2015
Ahlin: No Child Left Behind left a lot of children behind
FARGO ‘No Child Left Behind” was supposed to be the watershed act that put U.S. education on a path to exceptional outcomes for all children....
December 17, 2015 - 5:09pm
December 9, 2015
Congress OKs less federal education involvement
American schools will feel less federal intervention once the president signs a bill headed his way. Supporters of a measure the U.S. Senate passed 85-12 Wednesday, sending it to President Barack Obama, say that when it becomes law pressure Washington has put on local schools will...
December 9, 2015 - 10:53pm
December 3, 2015
New federal education bill to allow more state control
BISMARCK -- A sweeping overhaul of the No Child Left Behind law cleared the U.S. House on Wednesday, positioning North Dakota to gain greater control over its schools from the federal government. The House voted 359-64 on a bipartisan compromise dubbed the "Every Student Succeeds...
December 3, 2015 - 11:08pm
June 11, 2014
378 ND public schools not meeting No Child Left Behind requirements: Baesler says AYP goals lofty, unrealistic
BISMARCK -- Hundreds of public schools in North Dakota are not meeting requirements set by federal law, but the goal set is unrealistic, the...
June 11, 2014 - 6:03pm
June 2, 2012
NCLB: Many southwest North Dakota schools fail to meet progress goals
More than half of the schools in southwest North Dakota failed to meet the goals of the Adequate Yearly Progress test instituted by No Child...
June 2, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
More schools fail to hit No Child Left Behind goals
BISMARCK -- More North Dakota schools than ever before failed to meet federal No Child Left Behind standards during the 2011-12 school year, a report released Wednesday by the state Department of Public Instruction shows. Of the 455 schools included in the report, 257 failed to...
May 31, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2011
Education secretary: States to get waivers on No Child tests
(AP) -- The Obama administration unveiled plans Monday to give school districts a break from the stringent testing mandates in the No Child Left Behind Law, as long as they pursue other reform efforts. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said that President Barack Obama has authorized...
August 8, 2011 - 6:26pm
June 22, 2010
Keep teachers working
At long last, Congress is getting serious about containing deficit spending, but it would be ridiculous to show it by allowing more than 100,000 teachers around the country to lose their jobs. Whether it settles on a proposed $23 billion to prevent the layoffs or some lesser number,...
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 9, 2010
It's the parents, not the teachers
As American students continue to flounder in world rankings, parents of failing children are eagerly searching for someone to blame for the inability of their children to reach the top. They have convinced the education policymakers that the blame must be laid at the door of poor...
May 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Congress can store bipartisan success: School reform
Congress has a chance -- a narrowing one, given the calendar -- to prove it can do something important on a bipartisan basis: recommit the country to school reform. Among all of President Barack Obama's priorities, this may have the longest-term significance, holding the key (along...
March 9, 2010 - 12:00am