These profiles contain text of state legislation about the teaching of the Holocaust, and Holocaust-explicit History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts state content standards. Also provided is contact information for state departments of education.
Social Science Consultant
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Address: 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201
Bismark, ND 58505--0440 Work Phone: 701-328-2260 Fax: 701-328-2461 Website:http:/www.dpi.state.nd.us/ (external link)
North Dakota Legislation
There is currently no legislation regarding the teaching of the Holocaust in North Dakota.
North Dakota Academic Standards
Standard Type: History/Social Studies Date Implemented: 2000
The Holocaust is not addressed explicitly in North Dakota's Standards and Benchmarks: Content Standards for Social Studies. Yet, it is implied in State Standard 1: Nature and Scope of History, implemented in 2006. Benchmark:
8.1.4 Understand how key events, people, and ideas contributed to world history.
12.1.1 Understand the role of chronological thinking in describing and investigating
historical events and time periods.
12.1.2 Understand the principles governing historical analysis and interpretation.
12.1.3 Understand the development and influence of world civilizations.
12.1.4 Understand how key events, people, and ideas affected United States History.
12.1.5 Understand how key events, people, and ideas affected world history.