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Group says GF schools would violate rights of students with disabilities by using Herald building
December 11, 2018 - 9:19pm
GRAND FORKS — An advocacy group contends Grand Forks Public Schools will violate the rights of students with disabilities if it uses space...
Legislators draft bill to replace snow days with virtual classrooms
November 29, 2018 - 7:36am
BISMARCK — What began as a class project has led to a bill to be presented in the upcoming North Dakota legislative session about how school...
Program creates education solution to substance abuse in Native American communities
November 25, 2018 - 8:03am
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. – Maria Vormestrand wasn't sure how she would pay for college when she re-enrolled last year to pursue the education she...
UND to offer new round of employee buyouts
November 20, 2018 - 5:55pm
GRAND FORKS — University of North Dakota faculty and staff received notice Tuesday, Nov. 20, that the university will once again be offering...
Hoping to cut costs, NDSU again offers early retirement incentives
November 20, 2018 - 5:11pm
FARGO — North Dakota State University is offering buyouts to faculty and staff through early separation incentives in a cost-cutting move as...
Support mixed for proposed changes to ND higher ed board model
November 14, 2018 - 5:41pm
GRAND FORKS -- The recommendation to split North Dakota’s higher education governance into three boards is receiving mixed support from legislators...
Additional information added to student assessment exams in North Dakota
November 13, 2018 - 3:23pm
BISMARCK - New information on annual English and math exam results in North Dakota will help parents evaluate the academic progress of their...
University system, SBHE mull changes to tenure policy
October 31, 2018 - 12:18pm
GRAND FORKS — Potential changes to the North Dakota University System’s tenure policy have been delayed after faculty questioned the proposal’s...
The multiplier effect: How university research can generate statewide economic growth
October 29, 2018 - 8:12pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – In 1913, Edward W. Davis – a newly hired professor at the University of Minnesota School of the Mines – took a rock...
Bismarck State College continues contract with Saudi Arabia
October 25, 2018 - 12:47pm
BISMARCK -- The president of Bismarck State College said the school will continue its partnership with Saudi Arabia to provide energy sector...
University of ND forms partnership with Sun Country with direct line to flying 747s worldwide
October 22, 2018 - 9:08pm
GRAND FORKS—The University of North Dakota is partnering with a national airliner to help students get on the fast-track to flying a Boeing...
West Fargo teen named Distinguished Young Woman of ND
October 17, 2018 - 4:17pm
WEST FARGO -- A West Fargo Sheyenne High School senior has been named the Distinguished Young Woman of North Dakota during a statewide scholarship...
Minnesota college's undergrad enrollment keeps dropping, but there's a silver lining
October 10, 2018 - 9:47pm
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Undergraduate enrollment at Minnesota State University Moorhead has reached a low point not seen since at least 2000,...
High school graduation rate for ND Native Americans ticks up, but gap still persists
October 10, 2018 - 7:08pm
BISMARCK—The high school graduation rate for Native American students in North Dakota continues to rise in 2017, and yet a significant...
New era dawns for rural North Dakota school
October 6, 2018 - 7:28pm
MANDAN, N.D.—Sherilyn Johnson unloads her arms of lesson materials after walking into Sweet Briar School, the sounds of playing children...