Gov. Jack Dalrymple has appointed longtime
educator Rick Buresh to serve as an adviser on rapidly growing
Buresh also will help form an advisory group to be comprised of
western North Dakota school superintendents, teachers, counselors
and school board members. That part of the state is seeing big
student increases because of the oil boom.
Buresh was a longtime school official in Bismarck before taking
the superintendent's position in Fargo five years ago. He retired
in June and this summer was a candidate for a seat on the state
Board of Higher Education. Dalrymple chose someone else for that
Dalrymple says he will include assistance for fast-growing
schools in his budget proposal for next year's Legislature.