The state of North Dakota, through the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (DPI) serves 183 school systems, 372 schools, and over 10,000 educators to provide educational opportunities for 97,475 public school students. DPI partners with schools and communities to provide a statewide system of excellent service and support to ensure a healthy school environment that fosters student success. The DPI provides customer service and support with high quality staff to support school climate and academics. Through effective communication and high quality professional development and technical assistance, DPI engages schools and educators in collaborative data driven decision making to support student success.
Research to Practice
About the REL
The U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences (IES) supports 10 regional educational laboratories (RELs) across the country. These RELs are charged with supporting applied research and development, disseminating school improvement practices widely, and providing technical assistance to education agencies in their regions.