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Kristi Reinke Named 2021 North Dakota Teacher of the Year

Monday, September 21, 2020 at 03:15 pm

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BISMARCK, N.D., Sept. 21, 2020 – State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday that Kristi Reinke, a social studies teacher at Jim Hill Middle School in Minot, has been named the 2021 North Dakota Teacher of the Year.


Baesler: Grant Will Ease Shortage of Special Ed Teachers

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Wednesday that a new state government partnership with Minot State University will help ease North Dakota’s shortage of special education teachers.


ND Students Among Nation’s Top Performers On GEDs

Friday, August 7, 2020 at 05:00 am

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State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced North Dakota finished second in the nation in the percentage of General Educational Development test-takers who earned a GED diploma in the past 12 months.


School District Responsibility for Student Costs During the 2020-2021 School Year

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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The following amounts will be used for the 2020-2021 school year to determine the school district responsibility (cost cap) for the education of resident students. 


Johnson, Meehl Appointed To ND Board of Public School Education

Friday, July 31, 2020 at 10:00 am

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North Dakota State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Friday announced that Burdell Johnson, of Tuttle, and Sonia Meehl, of Oakes, have been appointed to the state Board of Public School Education.


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.