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NATIONAL NEWS
Though Unproved, ‘Early Reading First’ Likely to Continue
From Education Week
Congress continues to finance the Early Reading First program for 3- and 4-year-olds from low-income families, and it’s in both House and Senate versions of a comprehensive literacy bill. Proof of the program’s effectiveness is elusive.

Obama Pushes to Turn Around Failing Schools
From the Boston Globe
The Obama administration will spend at least $3.5 billion to push local officials around the country to close failing schools and ...

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Eduation Commission of the States and Learning

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P-20

Is your state aiming to improve student transitions from early learning through postsecondary in the 2010 legislative session?

Looking for ideas on legislation to introduce – either to create or enhance a P-16 or P-20 council, or to generally smooth transitions from one education sector to the next?
Want to know what other states are doing to better align entrance and exit through early learning, K-12 and postsecondary?
Looking for research on the impact of specific approaches on ...

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Governor John Hoeven — North Dakota on December 7

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NEWS ...

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North Dakota Lottery

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North Dakota Lottery
A division of the ND Office of Attorney General

Media Advisory
December 4, 2009

LOTTERY MILLIONAIRE TO BE PRESENTED WITH CHECK

The biggest North Dakota Lottery winning ticket, worth $1,648,155, has been claimed. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will present the winner with a commemorative check on

DATE: Monday, December 7, 2009
TIME: 3:30 pm CST.
LOCATION: Wally’s Supermarket, 155 East 12 Street, Grafton

The winner and his family will ...

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North Dakota Attorney General Drug Program

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News Release – Office of Attorney General
Contact: Liz Brocker (701) 328-2210
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December 2, 2009

STENEHJEM ANNOUNCES NEW PRESCRIPTION DRUG “TAKE BACK” PILOT PROGRAM

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today announced a new Prescription Drug Take Back Pilot Program, which will begin operation in four cities across the state in December. He also will hold a “Take Back” day in Bismarck on December 8, 2009, and in Fargo on December 9, 2009, in conjunction with the Prescription Drug Abuse summit. ...

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New from Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota

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Dec. 3, 2009 Campus Announcements

Events

Watch the KMSU Auction tonight
Just another reminder, the KMSU Auction is tonight (Dec. 3) at 6:30 p.m. One can also watch it live in the Beaver Dam with a special telephone line to the studio (for those who do not get Midcontinent)! For questions, contact 858-3175 or neil.roberts@minotstateu.edu.

–Neil Roberts, associate professor of communication arts and director of broadcasting

MSU sports are abundant this weekend

The weather outside is cold and snowy, but you would d never know ...

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North Dakota Education Commission Meets Today in Bismarck

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New from Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota

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Dec. 2, 2009 Campus Announcements

Events

MSU Bookstore offers Jansport promotion

The MSU Bookstore is having a Jansport promotion through Dec. 18. We will be running our entire stock of Jansport clothing “Buy one get one at equal or lesser value 50 percent off.” This promotion is also available on our Web site, http://minotstateu.bncollege.com/.

In addition, we have Minot State University gift wrap on sale 10 sheets for $1 or 10¢ per sheet. A new shipment of bargain books arrived last week.

Our new hat ...

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Agenda for the North Dakota Legislative Budget Section Meeting in Bismarck

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NORTH DAKOTA LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT
Tentative Agenda
BUDGET SECTION
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Senate Chamber, State Capitol
Bismarck, North Dakota
9:00 a.m. Call to order
Roll call
Consideration of the minutes of the September 15, 2009, meeting
9:05 a.m. Presentation by representatives of the Office of Management and Budget regarding:
• Status of the general fund
• Irregularities in the fiscal practices of the state pursuant to North Dakota Century
Code Section 54-14-03.1
• The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of ...

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New from Minot State University in North Dakota

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Dec. 1, 2009 Campus Announcements

General Information

Campus Quality Survey

Campus Quality 2009.pdf

For questions, contact 858-3323 or cari.olson@minotstateu.edu.

–Cari Olson, academic and institutional projects coordinator

Call for 2010-11 small grant proposals

Faculty: Pending funding for the 2010-11 academic year, funds for small grants will be available at the start of the academic year, July 1, 2010. Small-grant proposal submissions are electronically only. Word and PDF files are acceptable, and files may be sent via e-mail attachment to linda.cresap@minotstateu.edu no later than by February 26, ...

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CO-2 Regulations Reviewed for Accuracy….

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For Immediate Release: Dec. 1, 2009
Contact: Michelle Hindmarch, WBRT, 303-577-4611
Moratorium Called For on EPA CO2 Regs Until Science Investigation Completed

EPA Endangerment Finding May Have Been Based On Corrupted Data; Congress Needs To Ask “Hard Questions” at Wednesday’s Hearing

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1, 2009) — All work by the Environmental Protection Agency to develop mandatory limits on greenhouse gases should be put on hold until Congressional investigators determine whether or not the science upon which EPA is ...

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North Dakota Council of the Arts

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DECEMBER 2009

Welcome to e-Prairie Arts! This electronic newsletter supplements our printed newsletter, Prairie Arts, which is published 3 times per year. e-Prairie Arts will be distributed during the months of February, March, April, June, July, August, October, November and December. If you know of anyone else who would like to receive e-Prairie Arts, please e-mail comserv@nd.gov. Or if you wish to unsubscribe, send an e-mail to comserv@nd.gov as well.

STATEWIDE NEWS

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