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December10

School law and security lead topics for upcoming School Law Webinars

The School Law Webinar series is returning to connect you with the best minds in school law and security.   Join COSA and ASBSD as our school law experts cover seven key legal and security topics affecting school districts in an hour-long webinar, which will also feature time for you to get your questions about
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December09

Policy Alert: Student Related Policies

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district. Wessington Springs Ed. Assoc. v. Wessington springs Sch. Dist., 467 N.W. 2d 101 (S.D. 1991).   By Director of Policy and Legal Services Gerry Kaufman  
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December08

LAN Members needed for 2020 session

Advocating on behalf of our public school system is an important job and ASBSD’s Legislative Action Network (LAN) steps up to take on that task.   With the 2020 legislative session just two months away, we’re preparing for session by activating ASBSD LAN, which is designed to engage local school board members to communicate to legislators the
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December05

BIT providing free cybersecurity assessment for schools

South Dakota school districts cannot ignore their risk of facing a cybersecurity breach.   To avoid a breach, South Dakota’s Bureau of Information and Telecommunications (BIT) and the Department of Education are partnering to expand the DDN services to include Cybersecurity Risk Assessments with a goal to ensure a school employs the technology, policies and
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December04

SLRMA seeking input from members

ASBSD’s school risk management partner is seeking feedback from members.   School Leaders Risk Management Association (SLRMA), which provides FREE access to risk management resources and many other valuable checklists to ASBSD members, wants to hear from their members on the service provided to them.   Click here to take the 2019 SLRMA Member Survey   The survey
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December03

DOH provides summary of resources and technical assistance on vaping

State health officials have a developed a comprehensive guide for school districts in search of support for dealing with student vaping.   The South Dakota Department of Health has compiled a summary of resources and technical assistance for schools on the topic of vaping. The summary also provides a link to Regional Tobacco Prevention Coordinators
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November19

Delegates vote on legislative positions of ASBSD

Lively discussion at ASBSD’s Delegate Assembly helped lay out the legislative direction for the Association for the upcoming legislative session.   More than 70 school board members were in attendance at Delegate Assembly to vote on 36 resolutions and 12 standing positions, as well as set the Advocacy Priorities for ASBSD.   “Your attendance today
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November14

ASBSD providing free resource in due process and students suspension

Looking for assistance when dealing with student suspension?   ASBSD’s partnership with the School Leaders Risk Management Association (SLRMA) provides FREE access to this resource and many other valuable checklists to our members.   SLRMA has provided school leaders the Due Process Requirements for Out-of-School Suspension Self-Audit Checklist and Best Practices. Take a moment to download this checklist here
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October29

South Dakota Receives Federal School Security Grants

South Dakota has received three grants totaling almost $2 million designed to help South Dakota school districts prevent and address threats of violence at their schools.   Governor Kristi Noem recently announced the S.D. Department of Public Safety (DPS) received three grants from the Bureau of Justice Assistance STOP School Violence, which is part of
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October27

Best practices resource on school safety available to ASBSD members

ASBSD members can review a new resource on best practices on safety and security in schools.   Aside from installing expensive electronic security systems and transforming school buildings into fortresses, does your school district have a sound and updated plan to prevent, prepare for, and respond to violent acts and other threats to the safety
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