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Overview

Education Agency

Common Wealth of Northern Mariana Islands Pubic School System

State Educational Technology Standards

Northern Mariana Islands has educational technology standards.

State Digital Learning Plan

Northern Mariana Islands has a State Digital Learning Plan.

District Technology Planning Requirements

Northern Mariana Islands does not have requirements for district technology planning.

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Overview

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) reviews and adopts instructional materials based on the standards that schools have the option to purchase. State funds are provided directly for the purchase of instructional materials via a state budget instructional materials line item that includes the option to purchase instructional materials and/or does not prohibit the purchase of digital instructional materials. In addition, state funds are provided directly for the purchase of instructional materials via a state budget instructional materials line item that includes the option to purchase instructional materials and/or does not prohibit the purchase of digital instructional materials. For more information.

 

Guidelines and Policies

Definition for Accessible Instructional/Educational Materials

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a unique definition for accessible instructional/educational materials nor references the federal definition for accessible materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a definition for accessible technologies nor references the AEM definition for accessible technologies.

Definition for Digital Instructional Materials

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a definition for digital instructional materials.

Definition for Instructional Materials/Textbook

Northern Mariana Islands definition for instructional materials/textbook does not include the option for digital instructional materials.

Definition for Open Educational Resources

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a definition for open educational resources.

Guidance for Implementation of Accessible Materials

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

Guidance Outside of School

Northern Mariana Islands does not provide guidance to LEAs in the use of digital instructional materials outside of the classroom.

Policy - Adoption

Northern Mariana Islands does not have an adoption policy for digital instructional materials.

Policy - Open Educational Resources

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a policy for open educational resources.

Policy - Statute for Implementation

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a statute requiring the implementation of digital instructional materials.

Procurement

Guidance - Acquisition of Accessible Digital Instructional Materials

Northern Mariana Islands does not provide information, examples or guidelines to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible digital instructional materials.

Guidance – Acquisition of Accessible Technologies

Northern Mariana Islands does not provide information, examples or technical assistance to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible technologies.

Guidance – Acquisition of Digital Devices

Northern Mariana Islands does not provide guidance for the purchase of digital devices.

Guidance – Acquisition of Digital Instructional Materials

Northern Mariana Islands does not have procurement guidelines specific to digital instructional materials.

The state does encourage the use of digital instructional materials.

Guidance – Publishers

Northern Mariana Islands has procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.

Vendors must follow the outlines procurement laws for all instructional materials including digital.

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

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

Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia

Northern Mariana Islands does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.

Master Contract Digital Devices

Northern Mariana Islands does not have state master purchasing contracts available for districts and schools to purchase digital devices.

Master Contract Instructional Materials

Northern Mariana Islands does not have state master purchasing contracts available for districts and schools to purchase instructional materials.

Post Adopted Instructional Materials

Northern Mariana Islands posts adopted instructional materials.

Post Instructional Materials Submitted for Bid

Northern Mariana Islands does not post instructional materials submitted for bid.

Procurement Office

Office of Student and Support Services
Funding

Funding for Digital Instructional Materials

Northern Mariana Islands has dedicated funds for digital instructional materials.

State funds are provided directly for the purchase of instructional materials via a state budget instructional materials line item that includes the option to purchase instructional materials and/or does not prohibit the purchase of digital instructional materials. In addition, state funds are provided directly for the purchase of instructional materials via a state budget instructional materials line item that includes the option to purchase instructional materials and/or does not prohibit the purchase of digital instructional materials.

Northern Mariana Islands districts have the option to leverage state agency purchasing for digital instructional materials.

Funding for Devices

Northern Mariana Islands has dedicated funds for digital devices.

State funds are provided directly for digital devices.

Funding for Special Purposes

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a funding stream to purchase digital instructional materials for special purposes.

Digital Learning Resources

Content Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

Northern Mariana Islands 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

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a state hosted learning management system or state master contract for a learning management system available to schools and districts.

Open Educational Resources

Northern Mariana Islands does not develop open educational resources.

Northern Mariana Islands does not recommend/endorse open educational resources.

State Resource Repository

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a state resource repository.

Vetting

Digital Instructional Materials

Northern Mariana Islands has a review process specific to digital instructional materials.

Open Educational Resources

Northern Mariana Islands does not have a vetting process for open educational resources.

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