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September06

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:  Aberdeen Elementary dedicates wing to Alm   Mitchell Daily Republic: Mitchell Superintendent shares his thoughts on Common Core   Watertown Public Opinion: Column discusses starting school after Labor Day   Mitchell Daily Republic: Rachel’s
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September06

Revisions made to ASBSD legislative resolutions and standing positions

Members of the ASBSD Board of Directors approved changes to the association’s legislative standing positions and resolutions recommended by the Policy and Resolutions Committee at the August board meeting.   The resolutions and standing positions dictate the legislative direction of ASBSD and are voted on by member districts at Delegate Assembly. This year’s Delegate Assembly
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September05

Event photos posted on Facebook

Photos from the August ASBSD Board of Directors meeting, 2013 ASBSD & SASD Joint Convention and 2013 ASBSD President’s Retreat are posted on ASBSD’s Facebook page.   Click here to see shots from the Board of Directors meeting.   Click here to see photos from Convention.   Click here to see pictures from the President’s Retreat.
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September05

ASBSD’s September Bulletin

This month’s Bulletin is packed with information on the upcoming ASBSD Region Meetings, revisions to the association’s legislative resolutions and standing positions, recaps from recent ASBSD events, the first in a series of articles covering S.D.’s open meeting law and much more.   Click here to view it.
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September05

Public meetings and posting notice

This is the first in a series of articles written by ASBSD Leadership Development Director Dr. Randall Royer examining South Dakota’s Open Meeting Law.     South Dakota’s Open Meeting Law is the governing statute for conducting a school board meeting. South Dakota Codified Law (SDCL) 1-25-1 requires that official meetings of public bodies must
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September04

News from the National Association

This article appears in the September edition of The Bulletin.   Each month, NSBA Western Region Director and Mitchell School Board Member Neil Putnam will provide an update on the National School Board Association.     By Neil Putnam, NSBA Western Region Director, Mitchell, SD   I want to thank ASBSD for providing me this
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September03

Leading in a Time of Change

This article appears in the September edition of The Bulletin.   Each month ASBSD President Pam Haukaas will highlight a topic, which is helping advance K-12 education in South Dakota.     “A Leader begins with a vision for something good – has the capacity to share that vision and enlist others to build a team
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August30

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: School’s trying to beat the late August heat   Aberdeen American News: NCRC offered to school districts   Rapid City Journal: Common Core standards greet students and teachers in new school year   Aberdeen
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August23

Weekly Links

Each week we’ll post links to news stories on K-12 education from the state’s various media outlets.   Argus Leader: S.D. schools prepare for Common Core   Kelo AM: Sen. Rave discusses school funding formula   KOTA TV: S.D. students score full point above national average on ACT   KOTA TV: Sanford Underground Research Facility
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August22

School funding committee asks for input

With three meetings completed, the legislative interim committee charged with examining school funding will look at the decisions of local school district leaders to seek opt-outs and utilize capital outlay flexibility.   “We have heard the good side (of education). Now let’s look at the other side; the needs side,” Rep. Kathy Tyler said at
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