NIE ROCKS! Holiday Newspaper Scavenger Hunt
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... Posted on 12/11/13 at 2:25 PM
Should a nativity scene be on display at a public school? That's the question being asked and the controversy brewing in the small town of Fertile, Minnesota. They did have a nativity scene on display in the school cafeteria, but the superintendent took it down.
OAKES, N.D. – Dickey County State’s Attorney Gary Neuharth has decided no criminal charges will be brought against Don Warren, who recently resigned his posts as Oakes High School principal and athletic director.
After a two hour and forty minute meeting, the Grand Forks School Board did not vote on cutting more than one million dollars to its budget Tuesday night. One of the most controversial topics was a proposed $15,000 cut to the Artists in the Classroom program.
Grand Forks Public Schools officials have identified $1.03 million in cuts that will allow the school district to avoid deficit spending this school year, none of which affect teaching staff or student programs, the district’s finance committee said Thursday.
Four schools in North Dakota were not approved for operation this year by the state Department of Public Instruction, including two in Grafton and Fordville, according to Matt Strinden, state director of teacher and school effectiveness.
The Grand Forks School Board approved an increase in salaries and benefits for administrators and program directors for the next two years, saying earlier legislation requiring bigger contributions to the state pension fund drove the decision.
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