North Dakota

Interactive Resource on Systems Change Highlights Work in North Dakota

The Region 11 Comprehensive Center team, in collaboration with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI), is sharing how North Dakota schools are working to accomplish effective systems change to improve student achievement through an interactive poster that was presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting. The poster, which features text,

2023-05-19T12:47:46+00:00May 18th, 2023|Blog, North Dakota|

Impact Story: Improving School Attendance in a Rural North Dakota Community

When a school district in North Dakota began having hard conversations about its struggling status, a simple, yet crucial, contributor to academic success became abundantly clear: “We’re never going to make academic improvements unless the kids are here to learn,” the Parshall School District elementary school principal recalled. That conversation laid the groundwork for a

2023-05-01T17:23:53+00:00April 24th, 2023|Blog, North Dakota|

Foster Psychological Safety & Double-Loop Learning to Drive Meaningful Change

By Kirsten Naomi Rogers Chapman and Ben Cronkright After three months as the school improvement team lead for South Lake High School, Louisa has hit a brick wall. Her team is meeting consistently, collecting and analyzing data on student progress, implementing changes to classroom practice, and generally getting along, but Louisa feels like they’re going

2023-03-22T21:43:18+00:00March 22nd, 2023|Blog, North Dakota|

Using Improvement Science Principles to Identify Bright Spots

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) and the R11CC have partnered with the Central Regional Education Association (CREA), the North Dakota University System, and more than 20 Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) schools and districts to support significant, durable, evidence-based changes. Project activities are aimed at testing and refining evidence-based practices to reduce

2021-09-14T21:18:45+00:00September 14th, 2021|North Dakota|