Schools

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 past time to correct the voting requirement for school building and renovations in North Dakota. Currently, the Legislature and Governor require school districts get 60% of eligible voter approval to build needed schools to address overcrowding. Their arbitrary ...

The Senate voted down a bill today that would have refused federal funding for schools if there were any federal mandate attached. In other words, basically all federal dollars would be rejected. The misguided SB 2180 was sponsored by Senator Oley Larsen ...

  Rep. Dwight Kiefert out of Valley City is at it again and pushing for more guns in schools. Kiefert is serving in his third legislative session. Out of the total of six bills he has introduced since 2013, three ...