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Common Core Education Standards ~ Poetry Out Loud ~ Governor’s Photo Contest

posted on 06/03/2014

  Tuesday, June 3 – The Common Core education standards are intended to ensure that all students are ready for success after high school, but those standards have created some controversy and plenty of confusion. Joining us to explain Common Core is Ryan Townsend, director for academic standards with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. ~~~ Bill Thomas joins us with a couple more poems from the North Dakota Poetry Out Loud competition. ~~~ An Inside Energy report on the carbon cuts proposed this week by the Obama administration. ~~~ Sara Otte Coleman, director of tourism in North Dakota, joins us with the details of this year’s Governor’s Photo Contest.

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