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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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April14

Revenue figures revert to the red in March

Revenue figures reverted to the red in March.   S.D. Bureau of Finance and Management reported revenue for the third month of 2018 was nearly $2 million under projections adopted by the legislature during session.   Sales Tax collections were $2.4 million less than projected for the month with Bank Franchise Tax and Unclaimed Property
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April13

One-time funding coming to schools

School districts are set to receive one-time money following the end of this fiscal year.   Joint Appropriations committee members specified the one-time dollars appropriated through the passage of House Bill 1044 during the 2018 legislative session will be distributed after June 30, but will not be included in next school year’s finance accountabilities.  
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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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March19

SFAB reviews latest waiver process

The focus of the waiver process turns to general fund cash balance in 2018.   Last year, members of the School Finance Accountability Board acted on teacher compensation waivers and at their first meeting of the year (3/12), the board took a look at the general fund cash balance waiver process.   “I know that
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March17

Teacher Compensation Review Board members appointed

A new board charged with studying South Dakota’s progress on teacher pay has been appointed.   Established in 2016 as part of legislation that overhauled the state’s funding formula, the nine-member Teacher Compensation Review Board will review teacher compensation, including comparable wage indexes in surrounding states.   “The appointees have been made,” Department of Education
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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

Gov. gets look at cap outlay obligations bill

The governor will get a look at a bill adjusting capital outlay caps.   Senators passed House Bill 1297, which revises certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations, on a 33-1 vote.   HB 1297 permit districts to raise their C/O levy to a level necessary to cover their capital outlay obligations and allows them to utilize
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March07

Enrollment threshold bill en route Gov.

A bill carving out a niche in the 100 student enrollment threshold is headed to the governor’s desk.   Senators passed an amended version of House Bill 1215, which revises certain provisions regarding reorganization of certain school districts with low enrollment, on a 28-6 vote.   “That’s an exception to the 100 student (enrollment) consolidation rule,” Sen.
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March04

Comm. amends C/O obligations bill

Changes came to a capital outlay obligations bill in committee.   Senate Education committee members unanimously approved an amended version of House Bill 1297, which revises certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations.   Amendments made to HB 1297 permit districts to raise their C/O levy to a level necessary to cover their capital outlay obligations
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