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Superintendent Truitt looking for Student Advisory Members
Superintendent Truitt is looking for juniors to serve on her Student Advisory Board. This is a two-year commitment. Selected juniors will join seniors who served last year. Application is open to all North Carolina students. Deadline to apply is Nov.15 at noon. Contact Chris.Stone@dpi.nc.gov with questions.

Hot off the Press! CIHS Design and Implementation Guide
The Cooperative Innovative High Schools (CIHS) Design and Implementation Guide, with promising practices and related research, supports CIHS programs across the state. These practices show the sustained innovation across the CIHS community and are great examples of the CIHS Design Elements in action.

Proposed Extended Content Standards for Social Studies
The Exceptional Children Division has opened a second public comment period for the draft of the Extended Content Standards for Social Studies for students with significant cognitive disabilities. The public comment period is open through Dec. 7. Please submit all questions and comments to ecspubliccomments@dpi.nc.gov.

District Visits and Voices Blog Visits Watauga County
NCDPI’s District Visits and Voices team visits the northwestern region of the state where they had the opportunity to speak to future educators at Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University and learn about the incredible support for students in Watauga County Schools.