education

It’s back to school season here in North Dakota, and students are settling into their classrooms. Similar to other states in the country’s heartland, many North Dakota students live and study in rural communities – providing for unique benefits and ...

Last week I wrote that it is time to eliminate the 60% requirement for school bond referendums in North Dakota. The most prominent example of why this change is needed is Williston District 1. The District has held two referendum ...

It is no secret, North Dakota has become more reliant on energy activity over the last decade. The state budget relies heavily on oil revenues. The problem this reliance poses is the volatile swings in oil prices. It leads to ...

At 11:14 Central Time, U.S. Senator John Hoeven cast the deciding vote in favor of Betsy Devos for Education Secretary. His vote created a tie in the Senate forcing Vice President Mike Pence to cast a vote. 51-50 and Devos ...

The attacks on teacher unions are not new to politics. With President-elect Trump’s Department of Education nomination of Betsy DeVos, I don’t see that trend ending anytime soon. However, we don’t need to look to Washington to see the backhanded attempts to ...