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Rapid City Journal
North Dakota Native American student graduation rate laggingThe North Dakota Department of Public Instruction held a Dropout Prevention and
Rapid City Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction held a Dropout Prevention and Re-engagement Summit on Oct. 1, The Bismarck Tribune reported. The summit was scheduled after teachers of Native American students across the state asked to know more... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
North Dakota Native American student graduation rate laggingdespite the state's overall high school graduation rate remaining high. The Bi
KTTC Rochester / Posted 18 hours ago
despite the state's overall high school graduation rate remaining high. The Bismarck Tribune reports that the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction held a Dropout Prevention and Re-engagement Summit on Oct. 11. The summit was scheduled... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Land Commissioner search narrowed to eight applicantsby Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem; Linda Svihovec, former McKenzie County aud
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem; Linda Svihovec, former McKenzie County auditor, appointed by State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt; and Bob Christman, chief of staff for the Department of Public Instruction, appointed by Superintendent Kirsten Bae... Read more
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The News & Observer
New DPS superintendent once suspended own daughter; what they’re saying about Pascal Mubengayears that he was able to improve achievement over all demographic groups,” Sea
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
years that he was able to improve achievement over all demographic groups,” Sears said. Mubenga, who worked with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction as a district transformation and school transformation team leader and coach after leaving... Read more
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The News & Observer
This family of an autistic child waited in the hospital ER over 200 hours. Here’s why.count, 20,102 students in North Carolina public schools (ages 3-12th grade) wer
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
count, 20,102 students in North Carolina public schools (ages 3-12th grade) were identified as autistic, according to Department of Public Instruction figures. The 2016 count was 18,813. The number has steadily increased since 2005, when there... Read more
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The News & Observer
Panel looks at moving UNC system out of Chapel HillByers, a member from Forest City, posed the idea of merging the UNC system, the
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Byers, a member from Forest City, posed the idea of merging the UNC system, the community college system and the state’s Department of Public Instruction into one facility. Several panel members were skeptical about the associated costs of time... Read more
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The News & Observer
Durham school board names Franklin County’s Pascal Mubenga new superintendentthat, he served four years as a district transformation coach and school transf
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
that, he served four years as a district transformation coach and school transformation team leader with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Mubenga was also principal of Jones Senior High School in Jones County in eastern North... Read more
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The News & Observer
New spokesman for NC school-takeover program had sued Gov. Roy CooperPrickett is married to former Wake County school board member Deborah Prickett,
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Prickett is married to former Wake County school board member Deborah Prickett, who is a program administrator at the state Department of Public Instruction. Related stories from The News & Observer Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Willis Hare off state takeover listfor consideration next year,” said Northampton School Superintendent, Dr. Monic
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
for consideration next year,” said Northampton School Superintendent, Dr. Monica Smith-Woofter. When the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) released its annual school performance grades in early September, they also released... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
Beloit College report outlines crimes against Stateline Area womensee stakeholder feedback through an advisory council, set to start efforts at t
Beloit Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
see stakeholder feedback through an advisory council, set to start efforts at the state level next year. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will adopt and distribute a curriculum that best meets state standards to be sent to local... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls schools to see increase in state aid; Altoona getting lessEau Claire (WQOW) - The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released the
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
Eau Claire (WQOW) - The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released their certified list of general aid each public school district will receive for the 2017-2018 school year Friday. Overall, 55 percent of the state's districts will receive... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
‘Unsalvageable’and most of November with their local funds,” said Alexis Schauss, director of
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
and most of November with their local funds,” said Alexis Schauss, director of School Business Administration at the state Department of Public Instruction. “Without a huge turnaround of their financial situation, it is not looking in a positive... Read more
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The News & Observer
Group tied to rich donor who backed NC school takeover law now wants to run those schoolsbe given 24 hours’ notice before their unredacted letters are released, accordi
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
be given 24 hours’ notice before their unredacted letters are released, according to Drew Elliot, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Instruction. In Tennessee, students in the Achievement School District that formed using the same model... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Police would have to notify school of students arrest under new billIt's good for the teacher, good for the student and good for the rest of the cl
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 16 days ago
It's good for the teacher, good for the student and good for the rest of the classroom." The bill also calls for the state Department of Public Instruction would have to post online a list of teacher's rights, including their right to remove a... Read more
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News 8000
GOP bill would force police to share student recordswithout penalty. All juvenile criminal records are currently confidential. Th
News 8000 / Posted 16 days ago
without penalty. All juvenile criminal records are currently confidential. The bill also would require the state Department of Public Instruction to post a list of teachers' rights, including their right to remove a student from the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin GOP bill forces police to share student recordswould allow teachers who have been attacked to terminate their contacts or take
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 16 days ago
would allow teachers who have been attacked to terminate their contacts or take leave without being penalized. The state Department of Public Instruction would have to post online a list of teacher’s rights, including their right to remove a... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
GOP bill would force police to share student recordswithout penalty. All juvenile criminal records are currently confidential. Th
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 16 days ago
without penalty. All juvenile criminal records are currently confidential. The bill also would require the state Department of Public Instruction to post a list of teachers' rights, including their right to remove a student from the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
New lynching documentary serves as a K-12 teaching toolto address the history of lynching. The panelists included Fay Gore, a section
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
to address the history of lynching. The panelists included Fay Gore, a section chief for K-12 Social Studies at the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Gore recalled the story of how last month — exactly 62 years to the day after 14-year-old... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
State Takeover?a program implemented by the NC General Assembly for the goal of improving low
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
a program implemented by the NC General Assembly for the goal of improving low performing schools. After the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) released their school performance grades earlier in September, 48 of the lowest... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
State tests show fewer than half of public grade-schoolers proficient or better in math, Englishand income also remain, in some cases deeper than the previous year. The overa
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 22 days ago
and income also remain, in some cases deeper than the previous year. The overall results, released Wednesday by the state Department of Public Instruction, showed 44.2 percent of students scored in those top two categories in English, while 42.5... Read more
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Slate
Regulation of Credit Recovery Courses, Which Rob Students of Their Education, Slowly Gains Steamrecovery after next month’s meeting, Collins says that its first step would be
Slate / Posted 22 days ago
recovery after next month’s meeting, Collins says that its first step would be working with the state superintendent and department of public instruction to review any information that the state maintains on the subject. If problems are... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC contractors can’t account for 234 seized vehicles, audit saysbenefited from the contract,” the audit states. The vehicles were seized betwe
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
benefited from the contract,” the audit states. The vehicles were seized between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2016. The Department of Public Instruction was in control of the program from Dec. 1, 1997 to Feb. 29, 2016. The Department of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
State audit shows hundreds of seized vehicles missing in NCRALEIGH - According to a new state audit, the North Carolina Department of Publ
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 23 days ago
RALEIGH - According to a new state audit, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction may be out hundreds of thousands of dollars due to shortcomings in a program that takes money from DWI vehicle seizures and gives it to schools. The audit... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
26 maintain confidentiality in bid for ND land commissionerformer McKenzie County auditor, appointed by State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt; and
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
former McKenzie County auditor, appointed by State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt; and Bob Christman, chief of staff for the Department of Public Instruction, appointed by Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. The new law states that the committee shall... Read more
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The News & Observer
What happened to 234 cars seized from DWI arrests, auditors want to knowa fee when vehicles are sold. Public schools also get a share of the revenue.
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
a fee when vehicles are sold. Public schools also get a share of the revenue. According to numbers provided by the state Department of Public Instruction, from October 2013 through September 2014, the two contractors retained nearly $1.1 million... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunswick Early College gets national 'Blue Ribbon'consistently among the top performers in the region, earning an "A" on its 2016
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
consistently among the top performers in the region, earning an "A" on its 2016-17 School Performance Grade from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Early College students apply to the school and graduate in five or four years, often... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NC contractors can’t account for 234 seized vehicles, audit saysbenefited from the contract,” the audit states. The vehicles were seized betwe
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
benefited from the contract,” the audit states. The vehicles were seized between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2016. The Department of Public Instruction was in control of the program from Dec. 1, 1997 to Feb. 29, 2016. The Department of... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Student test results hold steady across WI, including in the Chippewa ValleyAltoona (WQOW) -- The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released 2016'
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 24 days ago
Altoona (WQOW) -- The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released 2016's student test results Wednesday and things held steady across the state, including in the Chippewa Valley. Officials said the number of students who scored proficient or... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Wisconsin test results hold steady, less than half of students proficientschool students scoring as proficient or advanced in English language arts, mat
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
school students scoring as proficient or advanced in English language arts, math, science and social studies. The state Department of Public Instruction released the results Wednesday for all public school students and those enrolled in private... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington could get an arts charter schoolby lottery. It is one of 29 potential charter schools across North Carolina th
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
by lottery. It is one of 29 potential charter schools across North Carolina that applied this year to open, the state Department of Public Instruction announced Wednesday. Wilmington School of the Arts would be the seventh charter school in... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin student test results hold steadyschool students scoring as proficient or advanced in English language arts, mat
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
school students scoring as proficient or advanced in English language arts, math, science and social studies. The state Department of Public Instruction released the results Wednesday for all public school students and those enrolled in private... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Wisconsin student test results hold steady(AP) -- Student test results in Wisconsin held steady last year, the second und
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 24 days ago
(AP) -- Student test results in Wisconsin held steady last year, the second under a new state testing system. The state Department of Public Instruction released the results Wednesday. It shows that the percentage of students scoring proficient... Read more
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News 8000
Wisconsin student test results hold steady(AP) - Student test results in Wisconsin held steady last year, the second unde
News 8000 / Posted 24 days ago
(AP) - Student test results in Wisconsin held steady last year, the second under a new state testing system. The state Department of Public Instruction released the results Wednesday. It shows that the percentage of students scoring proficient... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Motorcyclist killed in Catawba County crashat NC Transportation Museum The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
at NC Transportation Museum The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction will highlight “Safe to School Month” and the 100th anniversary of school bus transportation... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Crews battle three-alarm fire at east Charlotte chemical companyat NC Transportation Museum The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
at NC Transportation Museum The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction will highlight “Safe to School Month” and the 100th anniversary of school bus transportation... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
No students injured in northwest Charlotte school bus crashat NC Transportation Museum The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
at NC Transportation Museum The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction will highlight “Safe to School Month” and the 100th anniversary of school bus transportation... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Statewide 'Safe to School' Month emphasis at NC Transportation MuseumThe N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.C. Department of Transportati
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Public Instruction will highlight “Safe to School Month” and the 100th anniversary of school bus transportation in North Carolina in a... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
DPI to collect data from schools serving Native American studentsThe North Dakota Department of Public Instruction has administered a survey to
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction has administered a survey to administrators and educators from 29 schools in the state to gauge how Native American students are being served. The North Dakota Native American Education Needs... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Gov. Walker visits Chippewa Falls Middle School to tout state budgetwho voted to cut funding to K-12 education back in 2009, and the money allocate
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 29 days ago
who voted to cut funding to K-12 education back in 2009, and the money allocated this year is enough. "The irony is the Department of Public Instruction asked for this amount. They asked for $200 per student the first year, $204 the second year.... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
String of assaults at high schools spark concernIn the 2015-2016 school year, there were more than 300 assaults on school perso
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
In the 2015-2016 school year, there were more than 300 assaults on school personnel at CMS, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. The numbers also show people were seriously injured in three cases and two cases involved... Read more

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