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Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV report
'Pontification Festival is over': Heated Twitter comments follow legislative forum in Grand Forks
'It didn't look right,' says teen who helped save toddler at Fargo hotel pool
First bill in years will benefit North Country Trail that runs from NY to ND
Gas prices expected to make springtime increase soon
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Just a kid at heart: Buffington makes dollhouse for silent auction item
Learning for a lifetime: CommUniversity classes start Feb. 11
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Trinity finishes home schedule in fashion
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Port: Hey Shailene Woodley, come back to North Dakota and clean up your mess
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
no child left behind
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