continuous improvement

Impact Story: Relighting the Fires for Standards Implementation in South Dakota

Have you ever wanted to accomplish a task but couldn’t find much guidance on how to successfully achieve it? This was the problem many schools and educators were experiencing in South Dakota. Five years ago, the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards (OSEUS) were approved by the State Board of Education based on legislation passed

2024-04-16T15:43:58+00:00April 24th, 2023|Blog, South 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

2024-04-16T15:49:20+00:00April 24th, 2023|Blog, North Dakota|