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North Dakota

North Dakota

The state of North Dakota, through the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (DPI) serves 226 school districts, 512 public schools, and over 8,800 teachers to provide educational opportunities for approximately 104,000 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.



Resident teaching program prepares teachers for classroom

Resident teaching program prepares teachers for classroom

North Dakota students’ AP Test scores show greatest national improvement


North Dakota legislators considering U.S. Citizenship Test requirement for high school graduation
Pre-Kindergarten funding in North Dakota 

Bismarck schools addresses standards-based grading concerns 

North Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom Grants Approved

North Dakota ACT Scores Are Ranked Third in the Nation

Minot voters OK scaled-back $39.5 million school measure

For Teachers Seeking More Autonomy: Have You Tried North Dakota?

Relationship between Career/Technical Education Coursework and Improved Student Achievement in North Dakota

Small-town school adjusts to the oil boom