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Trust Fund Payment for ND Schools Rising

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Common Schools Fund provides more than $1 billion for schools over 10 years.


Grande, Randall, Wetch Are Finalists for ND Board of Higher Education

Thursday, June 18, 2020

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State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced Thursday that three potential appointees for North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education have been forwarded to Gov. Doug Burgum for his consideration.


EduTech, DPI announce Code.org Professional Learning Program Open for Registration

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 03:33 pm

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State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and EduTech Director Rosi Kloberdanz today announced a Code.org Professional Learning Program beginning in June for middle school teachers and July for high school teachers. There is also a program available for elementary teachers.


Baesler Announces Opportunity for Public Service in Education

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Wednesday invited applications for two openings on the Board of Public School Education, which facilitates cooperation among the state’s various K-12 education organizations.


Baesler: Eight Candidates Apply for ND Board of Higher Education

Friday, May 29, 2020

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State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Friday that eight candidates have applied for a future vacancy on North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education.


Order Improves Ability of ND Schools To Manage Pandemic Expenses

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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Gov. Doug Burgum has granted State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler’s request for an executive order that allows North Dakota’s schools to keep larger financial reserves to pay expenses from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Survey Seeks Public Comment About Use of Education Aid

Monday, May 18, 2020

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North Dakota State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is asking for public suggestions about the best uses for federal education aid that was recently approved by Congress.


Wentz, Duhamel, Tigirlily to Headline ND Class of 2020 Celebration

Friday, May 15, 2020

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Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced Friday that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, actor Josh Duhamel and Nashville recording artists Tigirlily will participate in a May 30 statewide celebration of North Dakota’s high school Class of 2020.


Baesler Announces $41.8M in Grants to Strengthen Student Literacy

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced that 20 North Dakota education sites have been awarded $41.8 million in grants, to be distributed over five years,
to help students across the state improve their skills in reading, writing and speaking.


Burgum, Baesler Announce Summer School, Testing Options

Monday, May 11, 2020

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Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced Monday that beginning June 1, North Dakota schools will be allowed to host a number of activities, including summer school and college admissions testing.