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Caleb Pursell simply wanted a taste of teaching in a rural area. And that’s exactly what he got in the Mandaree School District, located within North Dakota’s Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. The senior Elementary Education major joined three other NIU College of Education students on the Educate U.S. trip in May. But Pursell returned home to Edwardsville, Illinois, with more...
North Dakota’s Mandaree School District is a three-hour drive from the nearest airport in Bismarck. The closest hotel is at least 20 miles away if not 30. Shopping for groceries – beyond those for sale at the tiny convenience store in town, that is – requires a two-hour round trip. Life outside the Fort Berthold...
Kaitlin Brown, Heather Grobe and Amanda Ionta
Heather Grobe, who is studying early childhood education in NIU’s College of Education (COE), did not expect