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January10

Pogany to make first committee appearance

Likely the first of many, ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany will make an appearance at the House Education Committee meeting on Friday morning and discuss ASBSD with the committee of 15 representatives.   “It’s a great way to introduce our association to the committee and share with them our purpose in and mission for K-12
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January09

News and Notes

From yesterday:   Gov. Daugaard gave the State of the State address. Read about it here.   Representative Brian Gosch of District 32 was elected Speaker of the House and Representative Dean Wink of District 29 was elected Speaker Pro Tempore.   Senator Corey Brown of District 23 was elected President Pro Tempore.   Quotes
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January08

Legislative session begins today

Today marks the beginning of the 88th South Dakota Legislative Session. The 38-day session kicks off at noon with legislators taking their oaths of office.   The first day will be highlighted by Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s State of the State address, which is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Coverage of the State of the State
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January08

Daugaard delivers state address

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard offered up his 2013 State of the State Address this afternoon with little mention of K-12 education; a change from a year ago when the Governor introduced the omnibus education reform plan, House Bill 1234, during that address.   “K-12 education flew under the radar during the Governor’s State of
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January08

Changes coming for open meeting laws?

During his State of the State Address, Governor Dennis Daugaard referenced the progress of his “Better Government” initiative, which includes more openness in South Dakota government.   “Open government had a banner year in 2012 with the formation of the Open Meeting Task Force,” Daugaard declared during the address.   The task force, appointed by
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