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North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler speaks at a news conference in Bismarck. Photo courtesy of state Dept. of Public Instruction.

Baesler Says Shift Away From Common Core Wasn't A Campaign Choice

Yesterday Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced that the Department of Public Instruction would begin the process of developing new North Dakota education standards which will move the state away Common Core. “We will be producing a superior set of North Dakota standards for our public schools, written by North Dakota teachers, that establish clear and high

North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler announces the gathering of a task force to look into future options the state has for the assessment of students during a press conference on 5-8-2015 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune (must credit Bismarck Tribune)

ND Superintendent Announces Beginning Of Move Away From Common Core Standards

About a month ago I wrote that North Dakota’s Republicans, many of whom were stalwart supporters of Common Core, were beginning to turn their backs on the education standards. Among them the Stenehjem/Poolman gubernatorial ticket and state Superintendent Kirsten Baesler who has had a rocky first year in office, in no small part because of

Incumbent Superintendent Almost Upset By Anti-Common Core Teacher

Superintendent Kirsten Baesler – who has had a rocky first term in office between an ugly battle over the controversial Common Core standards and personal issues which spilled into the headlines – won a squeaker over Fort Totten teacher Joe Chiang today. The official announcement was that there were 1,640 seated delegates, but only 1,359

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