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N.D. Application Period Opens for the U.S. Senate Youth Program

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 07:45 am

Categories: Press Release

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction has opened the selection cycle for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).Through the program, two delegates will be selected to receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship and will attend the 60th annual Washington Week to be held March 5-12, 2022.

 


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

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Categories: Press Release

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


Baesler: N.D. Indian Education Summit to Explore Literacy, Culture

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 10:30 am

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said educators will review the progress of North Dakota’s Native American Essential Understandings school instructional project at the state’s annual Indian Education Summit this week.


Baesler Announces Four 2022 N.D. Teacher of the Year Finalists

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 10:45 am

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler last week congratulated four North Dakota educators who have been chosen as finalists for the state’s Teacher of the Year award for 2022.


Baesler Seeks Comments on Education Aid Use Plan

Monday, May 24, 2021 at 05:00 pm

Categories: COVID-19, Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is inviting North Dakotans to offer suggestions about how to use federal aid to strengthen education in the wake of the instructional challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Gregoire, Du Chosen As N.D. Presidential Scholars for 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 03:00 pm

Categories: Press Release

Two Grand Forks County students, Ellen Anna Gregoire and Dennis Du, have been named as North Dakota’s Presidential Scholars for 2021.


The Fantastic Forty: ND County Teachers of the Year Named for 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Monday celebrated 40 North Dakota educators who are being honored as Teachers of the Year in the counties in which they work.


Baesler: Free Student Access to Education Software Will Continue

Monday, April 19, 2021

Categories: COVID-19, Press Release

North Dakota State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said that an educational software program used by about 6,000 students for accelerated learning will remain available at no cost to students and families for the next two years. She encouraged North Dakota districts, schools, and families to continue using the program, or to consider becoming new users.


The Dish On Summer Meals For Kids

Monday, April 12, 2021 at 08:00 am

Categories: Press Release

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction is seeking applications from organizations that are interested in operating North Dakota’s Summer Food Service Program. The program provides meals to children when school is not in session.


Baesler Salutes ND High School Seniors Who Had Perfect ACT Scores

Friday, March 19, 2021 at 08:00 am

Categories: Press Release

North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Friday praised four North Dakota high school seniors who registered perfect 36 composite scores on the ACT college entrance exam during their high school careers.