Dreaming BIG!
August 2017 Newsletter
Make Your Voice Heard. 
Improving the ND Compass website and users' experience has always been our main goal. But what better way of understanding your needs than listen to you? How do you use the website? Do you find what you are looking for? How can we make ND Compass more useful for you?
We would love to hear from you so we can better tailor the website offerings to help you make better decisions on programs and policies that impact your organization and community. Your response will also provide us feedback for improvement and hopefully provide success stories that we can use in our promotional efforts to increase website usage and gain more financial supporters. 
This confidential survey is short and will take no more than 5 minutes to complete.
Fill out our survey and you can choose to be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card. This survey is part of a larger evaluation process sponsored by the Bush Foundation which is one of ND Compass' main funders and strong supporters.
Thank you in advance for your time and feedback.
Please keep in mind...

Explore the Articl e .

With the intention to address education inequity, a workshop was created as an intervention program by drawing upon the ideas of culturally relevant and culturally responsive  teaching approaches. This innovative art and writing workshop was designed for Native American students in grades 7-12 and utilizes cultural strengths of Native American writers and artists. Each session was carefully designed to provide opportunities where students could identify and hone different styles of creative expression.

Authors of this month's Featured Article, Dr. Kelly Sassi and Dr. Denise Lajmodiere, give a detailed description of this 5-day workshop as it provides opportunities for teens to express their creativity while developing skills in writing, art, and technology.
Try the Quiz.
A high school diploma opens doors for better employment and also for higher education. 
What percentage of students graduated on time in North Dakota in 2016?

Know the Trends.
From 2010 to 2016 the number of children (under 18 years old) in North Dakota increased by more than 26,000, or 18 percent, while the number of children in the U.S. decreased by one percent during the same time period.  
Find the Data.

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