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Overview

The Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS) is an online database providing state and territory policies and practices related to the acquisition of digital instructional materials in K12 education and includes three sections.
At-a-Glance Tab: This current tab provides information and links to state digital learning plans, state requirements for district digital learning plans and whether states have digital learning standards for students.
Instructional Materials Tab: Visit the Instructional Materials tab to learn more about acquisition of instructional materials including definitions, guidelines and policies, state review processes, digital learning resources and funding.
Procurement Tab: This tab provides valuable information about state procurement for state and district leaders, as well as companies

DIGITAL LEARNING PLANS & STANDARDS

State Digital Learning Plan

North Dakota does not have a state digital learning plan.

North Dakota has an independent state level educational technology plan. The state revises the plan every 3 years. For more information: http://www.nd.gov/itd/news/2013-2015-statewide-it-plan.

State Requirements for District Digital Learning Plans

North Dakota does not have requirements for districts for digital learning plans.

Independent district level educational technology plans are required by North Dakota and are revised every 3 years. The state provides planning support through e-mail and website support. The district technology plans are used for E-rate approvals and Federal program approvals. For more information: http://www.ndetc.k12.nd.us/programs-and-activities/school-technology-plans/.

Digital Learning Standards for Students

North Dakota does not have digital learning standards for students.

North Dakota has adopted the ISTE NETS Standards or other tech standards.

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Overview

Requirements for the sale of instructional materials are established at the local level.

Definitions

Definition for Accessible Instructional/Educational Materials

North Dakota does not have a unique definition or references the federal definition for accessible instructional/educational materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

North Dakota does not have a unique definition for accessible technologies or references the AEM definition for accessible technologies.

Definition for Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not have a definition for instructional materials/textbook.

Definition for Open Educational Resources

North Dakota does not have a definition for open educational resources.

Guidelines and Policies

State Statute - Instructional Materials Adoption

North Dakota does not have a statute for the adoption of instructional materials.

State Statute - Requires Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not have a statute requiring the implementation of digital instructional materials.

State Statute - Allows Implementation of Digital Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not have a statute allowing the implementation of digital instructional materials.

State Statute - Online Course Requirement

North Dakota does not have a statute requiring students to take an online course prior to graduation.

Guidance Outside of School

North Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs in the use of digital instructional materials outside of the classroom.

Guidance Accessible Digital Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs to support the use of accessible digital instructional materials for learners with disabilities to improve outcomes.

Guidance Accessible Technologies

North Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs to support the use of accessible digital instructional materials for learners with disabilities to improve outcomes.

Guidance Inclement Weather

North Dakota does not provide guidance to districts for possible solutions to scheduling issues posed by inclement weather.

State Review Process

Review of Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not have a process for the review of instructional materials.

Requirements for the sale of instructional materials are established at the local level.

Review of Instructional Materials Outcomes

North Dakota does not have a process for the review of instructional materials outcomes.

Posting of Reviewed Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not post state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Purchase State Reviewed Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not require districts to purchase state reviewed instructional materials.

Districts Required to Follow State Review Process

North Dakota does not require districts to follow the state review process for the review of instructional materials.

Regional Support - Review of Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not have an Education Service Agency (ESA) or other regional organization that has a process for the review of instructional materials.

Regional Support - Posting Reviewed Instructional Materials

North Dakota does not have an ESA or other regional organization that posts reviewed instructional materials.

Digital Learning Resources

Content Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

North Dakota does not have a state hosted content management system or a state master contract for a content management system available to schools and districts.

Learning Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

North Dakota does not have a state hosted learning management system or state master contract for a learning management system available to schools and districts.

State Resource Repository

North Dakota does not have a state resource repository.

Funding

Dedicated State Funding

North Dakota does not have dedicated state funding.

Districts fund the purchase of digital instructional materials with general state funds and/or local initiatives.

Funding - District Options

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Overview

North Dakota does not procure resources for schools or districts on a statewide level. Each school district has the constitutional authority, from state and/or local resources, to procure and use digital resources and innovative educational technologies as they deem appropriate to meet educational goals and requirements.

Guidance – Publishers

North Dakota does not have procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

North Dakota does not have guidelines for commercial or OER publishers, developers, or vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.

Request for Proposals/Request for Information

North Dakota does not have a request for proposals/request for information process.

State Master Contract - Contract with State

North Dakota does not have state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the state.

State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher

North Dakota does not have state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the publisher.

State Pricing Negotiation

North Dakota does not negotiate prices with publishers, vendors during the RFP/RFI process, and districts may purchase the materials directly from the vendor.

Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia

North Dakota does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.