Comment sought on Education Improvement Plan
Posted on 3/1/2017
State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is seeking public comment on North Dakota's almost-completed plan for complying with the new Every Student Succeeds Act federal education law.
The plan outlines new strategies for evaluating the effectiveness of North Dakota's schools. It suggests ways to make it easier for parents, taxpayers and ...
Student loan relief for teachers
Posted on 2/22/2017
Teacher shortages exist in 14 subjects in ND; instructors in those subjects will be eligible for student loan relief, debt forgiveness or deferrals under federal student loan programs, including Perkins and Stafford loans.
The shortage areas are economics and the free enterprise system, computer education, driver and traffic safety ...
4 critical responses
Posted on 1/27/2017
Critical Responses used in BPS:
Lockdown: occurs when there's an immediate threat to students/staff safety. All normal activity stops and students are taken to designated safe areas.
Shelter-in-Place: called when there is not an immediate threat to student/staff safety. A shelter-in-place is used as a PRECAUTIONARY measure. Depending ...
Saxvik video from 1976!
Posted on 8/5/2016
During North Dakota's Bicentennial year, Saxvik principal Don Prouty helped produce a video on March 9, 1976 that was put in a time capsule at the school. The time capsule was opened June 2, 2016, prior to Saxvik no longer being used as a public school.
The product ...
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