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April17

Register for the premier learning event for board members and administrators

Interact with and learn from your fellow board members and administrators at the 2018 ASBSD-SASD Convention, which will feature insightful general session speakers and informative breakout sessions on a variety of topics, as well as more than one hundred exhibitors offering great services to K-12 education, on Thursday and Friday, August 9-10 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.
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April08

Share your district’s good news in fifth edition of The Good News Bulletin

Prepare to share your district’s good news.   ASBSD wants to hear what your board members, administrators, teachers, staff members, students and community members are proud of for the fifth edition of The Good News Bulletin.   In the past four years, more than 100 districts have submitted 250 plus stories of student achievement, community
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April03

Extraordinary cost fund tabbed for interim study

An area of school funding will be studied by the legislature in this year’s interim.   Members of the legislature’s Executive Board voted unanimously to study the state’s extraordinary cost fund, which districts can apply for to receive additional funding for special education costs.   “This fund is getting hit pretty hard,” Rep. Hugh Bartels
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March18

Submit your district’s student for the 2018 Academic Excellence Banquet

School board members and superintendents remind your district’s high school principal(s) to identify and submit the name(s) of the academic top one percent of the 2018 senior class to be honored at the Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet.     Gov. Dennis Daugaard and ASBSD, in cooperation with the Department of Education and the School Administrators of South Dakota, are hosting
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March14

Apply for a Workforce Education Grant

This year, up to $900,000 in grants will be awarded to fund Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs in secondary schools.   The Workforce Education Grants provide school districts the opportunity to make transformative change in career and technical education programs. These grants can efficiently increase the number of students with access to high quality career and
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March09

Schools receive ongoing increase, one-time money

Schools will receive an ongoing increase for next school year, as well as one-time money this year, after legislators approved three bills on the final days of the full run of session.   A one percent increase – equaling approximately $12 in new money – in state aid and special education will be sent to
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March08

Tribal regalia defined in bill bound for Gov.

The bill defining tribal regalia reached the governor’s office.   Senators passed an amended version of House Bill 1252, which prohibits certain government entities from prohibiting any person from wearing traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at a school honoring or graduation ceremony, on a 34-0 vote.   “I just appreciate the discussion,” Sen.
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March06

Resident district notification bill reaches Gov.

A bill clarifying the notification by a student to their resident district of their plans to return reached the governor’s desk.   Senators passed House Bill 1114, which establishes certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment, on a 27-6 vote.   HB 1114 allows a student
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March05

Advocate to your legislators for an increase in state aid

With fewer than ten days left in legislative session, focus is turning towards finalizing the state budget and board members need to be advocating to their legislators for an increase in state aid for next year.   A few weeks ago, members of the Joint Appropriations committee adopted revenue projections for the Fiscal Year 2019
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March02

Amended tribal regalia reaches Senate floor

An amended version of the tribal regalia bill is headed to a chamber floor.   House Bill 1252, which prohibits certain government entities from prohibiting any person from wearing traditional tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at a school honoring or graduation ceremony, passed the Senate Education committee on a 7-0 vote.   The amended
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