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December 2013

This page contains stories regarding varying aspects of education in North Dakota.
More stories are added every week, so be sure to come back often!

High School Seniors Sought For National Youth Science Camp Honors (12/19/2013)

North Dakota Choice of New State Test Reaffirmed by Comparison Study (12/13/2013)

2014 KNDC Contest for Grades 1-12 to Start Sooner (12/04/2013)

ND DPI Update to the ND Legislature’s Higher Education Funding Committee (11/20/2013)

Updated GED test to be released in January 2014, Last date for current GED is December 13, 2013 (11/19/2013)

2013 NAEP reading and math scores released (11/07/2013)

Public Schools in North Dakota – A vision for the future (Video) (11/04/2013)

DPI Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 3 July-August-September 2013 (10/29/2013)

School Approval 2013-2014 (10/24/2013)

2013 Blue Ribbon Schools Announced; Three North Dakota schools selected (09/25/2013)

Early Childhood Learning Important for Student Success; Pre-Kindergarten standards introduced; collaboration begun on kindergarten entry assessment (09/18/2013)

ND DPI Update to the ND Legislature’s Education Funding Committee (09/17/2013)

Support for the Common Core (09/17/2013)

Annual Search Under Way for North Dakota's Top Youth Volunteers of 2013 (09/10/2013)

Up-to-Date Immunizations Critical for School Children; ND DPI and ND DoH working cooperatively to ensure schools comply with state requirements (09/05/2013)

United States Senate Youth Program Applications are now being accepted (08/26/2013)

ND ACT scores released; national reporting changes and North Dakota requirements affect data comparison (08/21/2013)

Free/reduced-price meals or milk applications available for 2013-2014 School Year (08/09/2013)

ND Selects Dynamic Learning Maps to Develop Alternate State Assessments; Consortium offers tools to meet diverse needs of SWSCD (07/24/2013)

Applications Due July 29 for 2013-2014 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants (07/10/2013)

ND Selects Smarter Balanced to Develop State Assessments (07/10/2013)

DPI Announces New ND Vision Services/School for the Blind Superintendent; Grove Suminski retiring, Olson to start August 5 (07/08/2013)

Free Meals for Kids Through Summer Meals Program (06/19/2013)

McKinney-Vento Grant Opportunity (5/30/2013)

North Dakota School and District Program Improvement Data Released (5/23/2013)

North Dakota 2012-13 Public School Adequate Yearly Progress Reports Released (05/17/2013)

DPI Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 2 April-May-June 2013 (05/15/2013)

Response to Common Core State Standard Questions (05/06/13)

Request for Public Comment on Draft North Dakota Pre-kindergarten Content Standards (04/04/13)

North Dakota’s Waiver Request to USDE (03/11/2013)

State Superintendent Announces Withdrawal of ESEA Flexibility Waiver Application (03/5/2013)

Potential Impact of Sequestration (02/28/2013)

2012-13 ND Academic and CTE Scholarship Application Opens March 1 (02/28/2013)

21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Competition (02/26/2013)

DPI Newsletter Volume I Issue I Jan-Feb-Mar 2013 (02/27/2013)

State Superintendent Announces Revised ESEA Flexibility Waiver Application to go before Secretary Duncan and Executive Committee (02/11/2013)

Superintendent Baesler Announces Effort to Ensure Student Readiness to Enter College--Press Release (02/07/13)

Green Ribbon School Applications (02/06/13)

Welcome Kirsten Baesler, ND State Superintendent and Bob Christman, Deputy Superintendent (01/01/13)


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Kirsten Baesler, State Superintendent
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Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0440

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