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Policy Alert: AI, Public Comment & more amended policies

ASBSD has developed an Artificial Intelligence policy for schools while also amending several other sample school board policies. Artificial Intelligence IIBFA: Artificial Intelligence policy to clarify expectations for student and staff use of AI technology. “With Artificial Intelligence being a fast growing and rapidly changing area in education, ASBSD has developed a policy focused on expected use …

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Academic Achievements of Best and Brightest in Class of 2023 Recognized

  Academic Achievements of Best and Brightest in Class of 2023 Recognized   The academic achievements of the best and brightest students from the Class of 2023 were recognized recently at the 33rd Annual Academic Excellence Recognition luncheon.     Governor Kristi Noem and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota (ASBSD) honored students who …

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Download the 2022-23 Emergency School Bus Pact

ASBSD has continued its coordinating role for the Emergency School Bus Mutual Assistance Pact between school districts, which operates in the event a bus traveling outside of its home district fails and is in need of assistance.   ASBSD has collected and supplied a list of emergency phone numbers for the cooperating districts so they …

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Nearly $50 million more in revenue collected as FY22 nears end

With Fiscal Year 2022 nearing its end South Dakota’s revenue collections have exceeded revised projections by nearly $50 million.   May’s revenue collections came in $16 million above the revised projections adopted by the legislature during the 2022 legislative session.   The additional $16 million in May combined with collections in April, March and February …

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NSBA hires new Executive Director

The National School Board Association hired its new Executive Director, Dr. John Heim of Kansas.\   Heim, who previously served as Executive Director of the Kansas Association of School Boards for 11 years as part of more than a four-decade career in public education, began his tenure as NSBA Executive Director on November 23.   …

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Rodney Freeman, board members and community members honored

ASBSD honored Veteran School Law Attorney Rodney Freeman school board members and community representatives who went above and beyond for their local school districts.   Freeman, of Huron, received the School Bell Award, which honors individuals or organizations who have served South Dakota public education in an exemplary fashion.   Freeman has played in significant …

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C-O certificate referendum bill reaches Senate

A bill attempting to dictate the election dates for referred capital outlay certificates cleared the House.   An amended version of House Bill 1263, which requires capital outlay certificate referendum votes be held in conjunction with a general election, passed the House State Affairs committee on an 11-1 vote and the full House on a …

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Bill allowing beaded caps at graduation reaches floor, fails to be calendared

An amended version of a bill adjusting what’s allowed at graduation ceremonies advanced to the floor without recommendation, but failed to get on the calendar once there.   On its third vote, House Bill 1134, which, as amended, permits the wearing of a beaded graduation cap at a graduation ceremony, headed to the House floor …

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Gov. shares sales tax news in State of the State

As he has since 2011, Gov. Dennis Daugaard opened the latest legislative session with his State of the State address on Tuesday (Jan. 10).   Gov. Daugaard touched on a number of topics during the address, but maybe none as noteworthy – and surprising – as his announcement that South Dakota and Internet giant Amazon …

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Reach out to ASBSD at our Region Meetings

School board members and administrators, ASBSD is looking forward to seeing and hearing from you at our 2016 Fall Region Meetings.   ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany will stop at 10 locations across South Dakota to discuss potential legislation for the 2017 session and gather feedback on ASBSD’s legislative platform (download drafts of our Standing Positions and Resolutions). …

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