Plain Talk: Brandt Dick, Challenger for Superintendent, Says North Dakota ‘Going the Wrong Way’ on Test Scores

This episode of Plain Talk was intended to be a conversation with North Dakota’s candidates for superintendent.

Sadly, the incumbent, Kirsten Baesler, opted not to participate, claiming she didn’t have enough time to make it work, though she did offer me a one-on-one interview later in the week.

Go figure.

The challenger, Brandt Dick, did offer his time, and our conversation covered everything from why Baesler shouldn’t get another term to test scores to school choice.

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Rob Port is the editor of, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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