Oil Boom Crowding North Dakota Schools

June 09, 2014 07:30 PM
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The oil boom in North Dakota and Montana has brought a flood of people to once sparsely-populated rural towns. The rapid pace of expansion in the town of Williston, North Dakota is putting pressure on all kinds of local services -- from fire and emergency response to road construction and utilities. As VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports, the increased number of students in the public school system in Williston is crowding its now outdated facilities.