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October09

ASBSD’s October Bulletin

  This month’s Bulletin is filled with information, including a look at ASBSD’s Delegate Assembly, a wrap up from the recent stretch of Region Meetings, a review of third education funding committee meeting, the second installment of the Open Meeting series and much more.   Click here to view The Bulletin.
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October08

ASBSD Board of Director elections

Delegate Assembly offers board members the opportunity to declare their intention to seek a seat representing the region and enrollment category their district is on the ASBSD Board of Directors.   Representation on the Board of Directors is broken up by four regions (Central, Northeast, Southeast and Western) and enrollment categories (Over 10,000, 1,400-9,999, 700-1,399,
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October07

School officials invited to attend school diabetes care discussion

The South Dakota Board of Nursing invites school officials and the public to attend a discussion on the Virtual Nursing Care for School Children with Diabetes Project.   Discussion will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Ivy Room located on 2425 S Shirley Ave. Suite 118 in Sioux Falls.   Currently, school personnel,
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October04

Weekly Links

Each week we’ll post links to news stories on K-12 education from the state’s various media outlets.   Aberdeen American News: Eureka School Districts saves dollars with coal heating system   Mitchell Daily Republic: Questions about the motivation to fund education   Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan: Students learn about careers in health care  
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October03

ASBSD Delegate Assembly appointment

ASBSD’s Delegate Assembly is the time and place to voice your district’s legislative agenda.   It is essential for member districts to appoint a delegate and have them attend the assembly to vote on the resolutions and standing positions. To view the proposed resolutions and standing positions – click each link.   At Delegate Assembly
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October03

The Importance of School Board Training

Watch this video that explains why School Board training is necessary and essential for good school board governance. You wouldn’t want your accountant to do your books with no training, or have a teacher, teach  your children without a college degree would you?   Set an example for your school district and get training. It’s
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October01

ASBSD Resolutions submission by member districts

ASBSD’s resolutions and standing positions dictate the legislative direction of the association.   They are an extremely valuable reference for our legislative advocating efforts and, as we’ve seen in past legislative sessions, are the guides for ASBSD to follow when controversial legislative issues, which our member schools do not hold a consensus opinion on, are
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October01

Open Meetings Law Series: Giving Notice

This is the second installment in a series examining South Dakota’s Open Meeting Law by Director of Policy and Legal Services Gerry Kaufman and Leadership Development Director Dr. Randall Royer. This article will appear in the October edition of The Bulletin scheduled to be published on Wednesday, Oct. 9.   SDCL 1-25-1.1 requires, and the Open
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September27

Getting back to $4,805

One meeting likely remains in the legislative interim study of school funding. And while the results of the study remain murky, one solution is nearly universal among the K-12 education community: we need to get back to $4,805.   The number signifies the state’s per-student allocation highpoint, which was provided for the 2010-11 school year
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September27

Weekly Links

Each week we’ll post links to news stories on K-12 education from the state’s various media outlets.   Aberdeen American News: Bandwidth needs in districts grow   Pierre Capital Journal: Schools could receive flexibility on teacher evaluation processes   Pierre Capital Journal: Krebs to seek nomination for Secretary of State position   KOTA News: Spearfish
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