Archive!

All the posts tagged with this name
March22

Statewide assessments not required this year

Statewide assessments will not be required for the 2019-20 school year.   The U.S. Department of Education has informally approved the South Dakota Department of Education’s waiver of statewide assessment requirements, accountability and school identification requirements for the school year.   Through this waiver, South Dakota will not need to administer its statewide assessments to
  • Posted by asbsd
  • 1 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More
March21

School Board Meetings and the Coronavirus

The question has been asked about how school boards should deal with school board meetings in light of the coronavirus.  ASBSD recommends conducting all school board meetings by teleconference during the coronavirus crises.   State law allows school boards to conduct meetings by teleconference (SDCL 1-25-12(4) defines “teleconference” as information exchanged by any audio, video,
  • Posted by asbsd
  • 1 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More
March20

2020 School Board Election information and guidance

The Secretary of State’s office is continually providing information and guidance on how to handle upcoming school board elections and we have compiled the latest to provide to you.   In a recent statement, Secretary of State Steve Barnett said, “State law does not allow for the rescheduling of these dates or the extension of
  • Posted by asbsd
  • 1 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More
March19

Information for schools on the Coronavirus and preventing its spread

With the recent confirmation of Coronavirus reaching South Dakota, ASBSD, SASD, the state Department of Education and the state Department of Health is providing information and action steps to all school districts to combat and prevent the spread of the virus.   Download the S.D. Department of Health Information for Schools on the Coronavirus here.
  • Posted by asbsd
  • 1 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More
March18

SLRMA providing free COVID-19 checklist and best practices

To continue to assist school districts in managing operations during the Coronavirus outbreak, the School Leaders Risk Management Association (SLRMA), a partner of ASBSD, is providing a SLRMA COVID-19 Self-Audit Checklist & Best Practices free to the public for download.   You can download the checklist and best practices here: https://www.slrma.org/news/checklists/1250-covid-19-checklist.     SLRMA, a not-for-profit
  • Posted by asbsd
  • 1 Tags
  • 0 Comments
Read More
?>