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Every Student Succeeds Act – Developing A State Accountability System

By Fargo Public Schools Associate Superintendent Dr. Robert Grosz The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was passed by Congress on December 10, 2015. This new act replaces the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) that was last revised thirteen (13) years ago.— To develop the State Accountability System to meet the requirements of ESSA,…
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Giving Thanks

Dennis Bolda, special education strategist at Horace Mann-Roosevelt Elementary School, was in a quandary. He knew that some of the Horace Mann-Roosevelt (HMR) students relied on the breakfasts and lunches provided through the Free and Reduced Meals Program to receive nourishing meals each day. He also knew the school meal program would not be available…
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Story Time

By Fargo Public Schools English Learners Coordinator Vincent Williams Everyone loves a good story. You can see the level of excitement in our children’s eyes as we read them their favorite bedtime stories. Regardless if the story is about llamas wearing red pajamas, or trying to figure out all of the things a mouse will…
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Who Are The Children Experiencing Homelessness In Fargo Public Schools?

National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week is November 12-20, 2016. It is held each year the week before Thanksgiving. This is a time for us all to think about what we are thankful for, a perfect time to share our compassion with our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness, and work toward a world where no…
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Prepared To Save A Life

They are prepared to act, but hope their skills are never called into action. There is a group of teachers within Fargo Public Schools that are now certified and “prepared” to administer AED CPR should an emergency situation arise. Donna Aho, Health Science instructor at Davies High School and a registered nurse, attended the North…
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