Building Capacity to
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On January 23rd, North Central Comprehensive Center (NCCC) facilitated a workgroup of stakeholders representing South Dakota districts and education organizations to consider a list of prioritized School Quality measures for elementary and middle schools. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to have a School Quality indicator as part of their accountability systems.
The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) and the North Central Comprehensive Center (NCCC) partnered to facilitate the development of North Dakota’s first ever Computer Science (CS) and Cybersecurity Content Standards. Computer Science and Cybersecurity marks the latest new standards for North Dakota.
The NCCC Advisory Board convened for its annual meeting on December 19, 2018, in Denver, Colorado. Board members shared and discussed highlighted examples of their state’s priorities and work and reported enjoying the opportunity to learn from other states across a diverse set of topics, and the ability to engage in reflection and conversation that the meeting format allowed.
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