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Career Opportunity: Head Start Collaboration Administrator

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Join the ND Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) team in carrying out our vision of helping to prepare our state’s students to be career and college ready. The Head Start Collaboration Administrator assists in building early childhood systems and access to low-income children.


Career Opportunity: Special Education Regional Coordinator

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Join the ND Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) team in carrying out our vision of helping to prepare our state’s students to be career and college ready. The Special Education Regional Coordinator plays an integral role within NDDPI.


ACT Seeking Participants

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ACT, Inc. and MetaMetrics, Inc. are conducting an important research study this fall to link the Lexile and Quantile Frameworks with the ACT Reading and Mathematics scales.


Choice Ready Update

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Choice Ready is an element in the North Dakota accountability system to measure whether our high schools prepare students to be ready for success upon graduation.


Two Graduates Receive Perfect ACT Score

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Millicent Schwartz, a Grand Forks Red River graduate, and Seth Benson, a graduate of West Fargo Sheyenne High, both earned perfect 36 composite scores on the ACT.


Big Moves in Computer Science Education

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More than 90% of parents want their child’s school to teach computer science, but only 35% of high schools, nationally, teach it. Considering the lack of student access along with the obvious benefits, concerted efforts have been made over the past couple of years to address the lack of computer science as a part of our North Dakota students’ educational experience. 


2018-2019 School Accountability Reports Released Soon

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Under ESSA, state education departments are required to annually create an accountability report for every public school in the state. The school accountability reports outline how schools are performing on the accountability elements North Dakota selected within its ESSA plan.


Baesler Congratulates Students Who Aced the ACT Exam

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North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Wednesday praised two North Dakota high school students who scored a perfect 36 on their ACT college entrance exams.


School Districts Responsibility for Students Costs During the 2019-20 School Year

The following amounts will be used for the 2019-2020 school year to determine the school district responsibility (cost cap) for the education of resident students.