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Education Policy Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(17 members)

1111 § 1 Study competency-based learning and schools participating in innovative education programs. The study may include a review of the progress of schools and districts in the state which have received waivers under North Dakota Century Code Section 15.1-06-08.1 to participate in innovative education programs under Section 15.1-06-08.2; waivers to participate in innovative education programs that incorporate competency-based learning initiatives; the schools and districts participating in innovative education programs; and the schools and districts that have received waivers to participate in innovative education programs, the contents of the implemented innovative education programs, best practices, and whether the competency-based learning initiatives implemented under the innovative education programs can be duplicated and expanded for implementation statewide.

2332 § 2 Study criteria for alternative teacher licensure.

3009 Study provisions of the North Dakota Century Code relating to compulsory school attendance, including a comparison of compulsory school attendance laws in other states.

Receive an annual report from the Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve Education Coordination Council on the activities of the council. (NDCC § 15.1-01-04(9))

Receive a report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction on updates and the collaborative report on the statewide prekindergarten through grade twelve education strategic vision. (NDCC 15.1-02-04(9))

Before the Superintendent of Public Instruction may submit proposed changes to the state accountability plan, the superintendent must present changes to an interim committee designated by the Legislative Management. (NDCC § 15.1-02-17)

Receive report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction of a request from a school or school district for a waiver of any rule governing the accreditation of schools. (NDCC § 15.1-06-08)

Receive a report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction regarding waiver applications under Section 15.1-06-08.1. (NDCC § 15.1-06-08.1)

Receive reports from the Superintendent of Public Instruction annually regarding the innovative education program, including the status of the implementation plan, a summary of any waived statutes or rules, and a review of evaluation date results. (NDCC § 15.1-06-08.2)

Receive report from the Education Standards and Practices Board regarding electronic satisfaction survey results of all interactions with individuals seeking information or services from the board. (NDCC § 15.1-13-36)

Receive from the Superintendent of Public Instruction the compilation of test scores of a test aligned to the state content standards in reading and mathematics given annually to students in three grades statewide. (NDCC § 15.1-21-10)

Receive a report from the Superintendent of Public Instruction before July 1, 2021, with a recommendation whether to continue the dyslexia screening pilot program beyond the 2022-23 school year. (NDCC § 15.1-32-26(5))

Receive a report from the Education Standards and Practices Board during the 2019-20 and 2021-22 interim regarding the number of teacher licenses issued under an alternative teacher certification program, the effectiveness of the program, the quality of instruction provided under the program, and whether the program is accomplishing desired objectives. The report must include a recommendation regarding continuation of the program. (2019 S.L. ch. 149, § 25)

The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall provide biennial reports to the Legislative Management regarding the academic performance metrics of students participating in virtual instruction under this section. (2021 House Bill No. 1388 § 5)

The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall provide periodic reports to the Legislative Management on the implementation and effectiveness of this section in improving educational outcomes and reading competency of students. (2021 House Bill No. 1388 § 9)

During the 2021-22 interim, the Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve Education Coordination Council shall study the membership, duties, and term limits of the council. Before June 1, 2022, the Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve Education Coordination Council shall report the findings and recommendations of the study, including any proposed legislation necessary to implement the recommendations, to the Legislative Management. (2021 House Bill No. 1388 § 15)

Receive biennial reports from the Superintendent of Public Instruction regarding proposals to allow students enrolled in grades six through twelve to earn course credit through educational opportunities with a sponsoring entity. (2021 House Bill No. 1478 § 1)

The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall report the findings and recommendations of the study of interim education assessment systems, including with any proposed legislation necessary to implement the recommendations, to the Legislative Management. (2021 Senate Bill No. 2141 § 10)