K-12

ND United members seek state to do more to slow spread of COVID-19

In a poll of 756 teachers and education support staff conducted in October, 67% say Governor Doug Burgum has not gone far enough in trying to slow the spread.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota United has conducted three polls since July to hear from K-12 teachers and education support staff on what concerns they are facing during this unprecedented school year. The most recent survey suggests these educators are growing more fearful of the coronavirus and are asking for more to be done to help slow the spread. There…

Minnesota health, education officials to release fall planning guidance for schools Thursday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–Minnesota health and education officials are expected to releases new fall planning guidance for K-12 schools Thursday as many wonder whether students will be going back to the classroom in September or if online distance learning will continue. Leaders from the Minnesota Department of Education will be joining Thursday’s 2 p.m. COVID-19 conference call with the…

LIVE: City of Fargo Hosts COVID-19 K-12 Education Roundtable

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo is hosting a COVID-19 K-12 Education Roundtable feauring F-M K-12 administrators. The speakers will provide information about how their education systems are continuing to provide valuable instruction through distance learning. The speakers include: · Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney · Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Rupak Gandhi · West Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Beth Slette ·…

LIVE: Gov. Burgum and State Superintendent Baesler to Discuss K-12 Education

BISMARCK, N.D.–Burgum and State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler are scheduled to hold a press conference at 4 p.m. on Thursday to discuss plans for K-12 education. Resources and guidance for administrators on K-12 schools can be found here. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM, K-12, State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler

MN Governor Directs K-12 Schools To Close To Deal With Covid-19 Pandemic

Schools will be closed to students by Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, March 27 to accommodate this planning between school staff, teachers, and administrators.

Minnesota closes schools due to COVID-19 Minnesota governor announces temporary closure of K-12 public schools. Details of the closures: https://bit.ly/2TPNqqj Posted by Fox 9 on Sunday, March 15, 2020   ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-02, authorizing the temporary closure of Minnesota K-12 public schools to students in order for school administrators and teachers…

United Way Needs 250 More Backpacks to Meet Their Goal

Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies.

Fargo, ND–United Way of Cass-Clay is only 250 backpacks shy of its goal for the 2019 United Way School Supply Drive. The goal is to help 6,000 local K-12 students this year. Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies. United Way says a donation of $20 can provide a…