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August 13, 2020
The Bismarck School Board on July 30 voted 5-0 for schools to reopen with full-time in-person classes. The board has since revised that decision. Michelle Griffith / The Forum
Bismarck School District backpedals on decision to hold in-person classes 5 days a week
August 13, 2020 - 4:39pm
August 12, 2020
Qorsho Hassan was named the 2020 Teacher of the Year by Education Minnesota. Courtesy of Education Minnesota
Burnsville instructor is named Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year
August 12, 2020 - 11:22am
Rob Port
Port: We don't need to die on every hill
August 12, 2020 - 6:00am
August 9, 2020
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz takes part in a news conference to announce the learning plan for Minnesota schools for the upcoming 2020-21 school year at TPT's St. Paul, Minn., studio Thursday, July 30, 2020. Aaron Lavinsky / Star Tribune / Pool
Tribune Opinion: All must work together to open schools
August 9, 2020 - 10:00am
Grand Forks Public Health and the North Dakota National Guard personnel administer COVID-19 tests during an event held Thursday, Aug. 6, for athletes, students, faculty and staff at the University of North Dakota High Performance Center. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Why isn't Minnesota doing mass coronavirus testing for college students but North Dakota is?
August 9, 2020 - 8:00am
August 8, 2020
Brent Seaks, President of the Dickinson School Board. (Kayla Henson / The Dickinson Press)
Dickinson's school year will start 5 days later for professional development days
August 8, 2020 - 3:00pm
August 6, 2020
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.
$2M in federal student support grants awarded to ND colleges, universities
August 6, 2020 - 3:49pm
Aedea Winter, 12, harvests kale in her family's garden Saturday, Aug. 1. Attending 4-H Healthy Sprouts, a virtual gardening class through the University of Minnesota extension office, has helped Aedea maintain interest in the garden during the season. The class acts as an educational tool and offers a way for her to be social with people her age during a time of social distancing. (Tyler Schank /
4-H in 2-D: Minnesota hands-on learning program goes online
August 6, 2020 - 8:00am
August 5, 2020
File photo. Traci Westcott / Forum News Service
Minnesota will put $3 million of Volkswagen settlement fund in electric school buses
August 5, 2020 - 6:33pm
Grand Forks teacher Christie Aleshire, with Lily, is retiring after 38 years in music education. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Long-time Grand Forks music teacher resigns amid COVID-19 uncertainty in schools
August 5, 2020 - 5:00pm
August 4, 2020
NDUS Chancellor Mark Hagerott addresses a committee during the 2019 legislative session in this Herald file photo. (Sydney Mook / Grand Forks Herald)
North Dakota higher-ed system expands its coronavirus testing plan
August 4, 2020 - 6:31pm
Rob Port
Port: Keeping schools closed may be more dangerous than the virus
August 4, 2020 - 4:32pm
August 3, 2020
UND athletes were tested for COVID-19 during a testing event in July at the High Performance Center on campus. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Pool testing aims to save ND resources, money
August 3, 2020 - 5:54pm
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem speaks about education amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in a press conference in a classroom at John Harris Elementary in Sioux Falls on Tuesday, July 28. (Jeremy Fugleberg/Forum News Service)
State education association blasts Noem campaign email encouraging school 'without masks'
August 3, 2020 - 4:56pm
Complete your COVID-19 back-to-school checklist
August 3, 2020 - 2:46pm