Voices from the Region spotlights stakeholders in Region 11 and their work to improve educational opportunities and outcomes. The R11CC is privileged to collaborate with and share the insights of Dr. Greg Carlson. Dr. Carlson is an institutional researcher with the North Dakota University System who assists the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI)
North Dakota releases latest School Renewal Guide focusing on improvement science to support high-quality teaching and learning opportunities
Based on a belief that providing all students with the best opportunities for academic success requires a constant focus on improvement, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI), in partnership with the Region 11 Comprehensive Center, released the latest version of its School Renewal Guide for North Dakota Public Schools. DOWNLOAD PDF
The Region 11 Comprehensive Center continues to focus on improving educational outcomes for students in Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. During our Year 4 Advisory Board meeting, we shared the following state infographics, which outlined our recent accomplishments, shared forecasts for the upcoming fifth project year, and highlighted efforts to ensure sustainability beyond
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,
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
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
This video from the Region 11 Comprehensive Center defines improvement science and explains how it is being used to support school success in North Dakota.
This toolkit is designed to guide educators in developing/improving practical measurement instruments for use in networked improvement communities and other education contexts in which principles of continuous improvement are applied.
This one-page infographic details what student based allocation is, how it differs from traditional funding formulas, and highlights the primary benefits of this allocation method.