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Greater Math in ND Grants Targeted at Improving Math Learning

Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 05:30 pm

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said the Department of Public Instruction will provide $500,000 in grants to improve mathematics instruction and learning in North Dakota’s schools.


St. John, Mott-Regent High Schools Honored For Student Achievement

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 09:00 am

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Thursday that St. John High School and Mott-Regent High School are being honored for outstanding improvements to their students’ academic achievement.


3D World: Innovation Grant To Aid Information Tech Students

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 05:30 am

Categories: Press Release

North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Wednesday that Michael Jacobson, a project leader in learning design and innovation at Bismarck’s Legacy High School, is the latest recipient of a Department of Public Instruction teacher innovation grant.


State Board of Higher Education Seeking Candidates – With A Caveat

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 08:35 am

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Tuesday invited North Dakotans to apply for two openings on the Board of Higher Education, which oversees the state’s 11 colleges and universities and a biennial budget of $2.7 billion.


Hess Donates Toy Trucks to Elementary Schools in North Dakota for Fifth Year

Monday, November 7, 2022 at 01:30 pm

Categories: Press Release

Approximately 6,400 Hess Toy Trucks will be donated to ND elementary schools. Each elementary school will receive a set of 24 trucks with an associated STEM curriculum, which can be used to teach STEM in a fun and engaging way. 

 

 


Baesler Chosen President of National Education Organization

Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 04:30 pm

Categories: Press Release

North Dakota State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Thursday was named as the new president of the Council of Chief State School Officers, a national organization that represents state education interests.


NAEP Results Show Importance of Education Aid, Teacher Support

Monday, October 24, 2022

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Monday that North Dakota’s newest results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress show the urgency of investing federal and state pandemic aid to strengthen instruction and support teachers and students.


Statement From State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler About Active Shooter Hoax Calls Made to North Dakota Schools

Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 02:10 pm

Categories: Press Release

Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota’s state school superintendent, said Thursday she was alerted to the threats.

“It is unfortunate that someone would call in hoaxes of this nature, but it is reassuring that our school officials, law enforcement, and other first responders were prepared with such a quick and comprehensive response to keep our students and educators safe,” Baesler said.


Baesler Invites Public Participation, Comment On English Academic Standards

Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 05:00 am

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler invites North Dakotans to take part in drafting new revisions of North Dakota’s English/Language Arts academic content standards.


2022 ND School Performance Information Published

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Categories: Press Release

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced Thursday that updated school accountability reports, which show performance information about North Dakota’s schools, have been published for students, their families, school teachers and administrators, and taxpayers to review.