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Baesler Announces 2020 School Administrator Conference Days

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 11:00 pm

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State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler has approved a request from the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders to designate Oct. 22-23, 2020, as days during the 2020-21 school year when classes, sports events and practices, and other school activities may not be held.


Lexile and Quantile Hub

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Check out the new Lexile and Quantile Hub! Find new and enhanced tools that fit your needs.


Baesler: New School Information on ND Education Dashboard

Friday, October 4, 2019

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BISMARCK, N.D., Oct. 4, 2019 – State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced Friday that a new year’s worth of North Dakota school performance and accountability information has been integrated into the state’s “education dashboard” website.


Leadership Professional Development Opportunities

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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NDDPI is pleased to announce funding support for existing and upcoming leadership professional development opportunities designed specifically to meet the individual needs of school leaders across the state.


Betsy Ames - 50 Years of Service

Monday, August 19, 2019 at 05:00 pm

What does it take to be an incredible school board leader? Betsy Ames has served for 50 years!


ACT Seeking Participants

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 08:01 am

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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.


Two Graduates Receive Perfect ACT Score

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 07:45 am

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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.


Choice Ready Update

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 07:45 am

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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.


Big Moves in Computer Science Education

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 07:30 am

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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

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 07:06 am

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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.