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August13

Legislative panel discusses teacher shortage, funding at Convention

Four South Dakota legislators joined nearly 500 school board members and administrators at the 2014 ASBSD-SASD Convention for a panel discussion on the future of education in South Dakota.   To close Convention, Representatives Scott Munsterman and Dan Dryden and Senators Tim Rave and Billie Sutton had a frank conversation about the teacher shortage crisis
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August05

ASBSD August Bulletin

This month’s Bulletin previews the upcoming ASBSD-SASD Convention, reviews the latest from the legislative interim committees and much more.     Click here to view the online edition.
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August01

Plenty of concern over teacher shortage

One thing was clear following the latest of the Legislative Planning Committee: those in the education field know there’s a crisis in the classroom.   A procession of superintendents testified before the committee – charged with completing a long-term study of K-12 education and its funding components – on the teacher shortage during the July
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July30

Capital Outlay reviewed by legis. interim work groups

Discussion about capital outlay got in-depth for the first time during the legislative interim.   The legislative planning committee – charged with completing a long-term study of K-12 education and its funding components – and the Agricultural Land Assessment Task Force heard presentations on capital outlay at their latest meetings in July. S.D. Division of
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July29

Equalization of other revenue discussed

The Legislative Planning Committee charged with completing a long-term study of K-12 education and its funding components learned of the potential affects equalization of the other revenue school districts receive could have on K-12 community.   Department of Education Director of Finance Tammy Darnall said the discussions of other revenue usually focus on utility, wind
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July19

Capital Outlay on agenda of Ag Land Task Force

The legislature’s Agricultural Land Assessment Implementation and Oversight Advisory Task Force will hold a meeting next week (Tuesday, July 22) that could impact K-12 education.   The Task Force, made up of eight legislators and six other individuals, will hear a report from a summer work group concerning the capital outlay tax and other school
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July18

Concerns over teacher shortage on agenda of long-term study

The second meeting in a long-term study of K-12 education and its funding components will be held on Monday (July 21).   Members of the legislative planning committee will hear testimony on the capital outlay fund, other revenue for school districts and about the teacher shortage in South Dakota schools.   SASD Executive Director Rob
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July15

In case of catastrophe

ASBSD Chief Financial Officer Bill Lynch discusses the fallout of a catastrophic event in a school district.     By Bill Lynch   You never know when catastrophe is coming. It may never happen. But, when it does, it’s unpredictable.   However, how you’re prepared for those terrible situations can make a difference.   The hard
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July10

July’s ASBSD Bulletin

This month’s Bulletin includes information on the long-term study of K-12 funding, ASBSD’s new online training site – ASBSD School Board U, the upcoming early registration deadline for the 2014 Convention and much more.     Click here to view the online edition.
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June17

K-12 study starts

The South Dakota Legislature’s Legislative Planning Committee completed the introductory chapter of the two year study on K-12 education and its different funding components.   Monday’s opener took on the tenor of the opening meetings for a House or Senate Education committee, as planning committee members heard presentations on the state funding formula for education,
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