The deal includes increases to base salaries, district contributions to teacher pensions, and removal of a longstanding age restriction on teachers taking sick leave for their children. It still needs to be ratified by both sides.
About a dozen of those trans bills were signed into law, including one this week that prohibits K-12 students from using bathrooms different from their sex at birth. The law went into effect Monday, but leaders in the Fargo School District say they won't be enforcing it.
Kenmare Public School teachers know the struggle of teaching students split between two buildings. The drive back and forth is a hassle and an impediment to one-on-one time. But the problem will soon be resolved.
Minot and state leaders joined with leadership from Minot Air Force Base in dedicating the Magic City Discovery Center Friday and the STEAM education it offers to the community. The facility officially opens to the public Friday, May 5.
Both sides were able to make tentative agreements on some minor contract language changes, as well as adding five more days of bereavement leave for an educator impacted by the loss of a child or spouse.
We’ve talked about math and we’ve talked about reading to keep your family learning this summer and this week we’re talking “STEAM.” North Dakota Teacher of the Year Sara Medalen is back to discuss “STEAM” and what it’s all about.
As North Dakota State University plans to welcome students on campus for the fall, the school is requiring them to wear face coverings while in classrooms to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The Minot City Council recently approved the addition of two new portable classrooms for Jim Hill Middle School, reignitinging the discussion on their safety and finding more permanent solutions for the spacing issues at the middle school level.
As kids get outdoors in the summertime it can be harder to get them to continue reading as much as they would during the school year, but North Dakota Teacher of the Year, Sara Medalen says it’s extremely important to continue developing those skills even when school’s not in session.