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March20

CC compromise bills signed by Gov

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has been busy signing bills and among them are two Common Core related pieces of legislation.   Senate Bill 63 faced no opposing votes during its path through the legislature. The bill protects the privacy of student records by prohibiting the collection of student information including, political affiliation, religious practices and family
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March04

Last CC bill in legislature reach Gov.

Of the many Common Core Standards related bills introduced this session, Senate Bills 63 and 64 are the only pieces of legislation to reach the desk of Gov. Dennis Daugaard.   SB 63 was unanimously passed by the House of Representatives on Monday.   The bill protects the privacy of student records by prohibiting the
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February27

First CC bill reaches Governor

The first of potentially two bills related to Common Core is headed to Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s desk.   Senate Bill 64, which requires a moratorium period of no less than six months to allow for public comment before the adoption of new content standards drafted by a multistate consortium, passed on a 63-3 vote in
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February25

Assessment exemption bill defeated…again

Rep. Jim Bolin was unsuccessful in his attempt to get House Bill 1187 on the House’s debate calendar on Tuesday just one day after successfully smoking the bill out of the House Education committee.   HB 1187 provides for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. ASBSD opposed
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February25

Implementation of Common Core continues

The House’s version of a bill that would repeal the Common Core Standards failed to get past the House Education committee on Monday.   On an 8-7 vote, committee members killed House Bill 1243, which called for a reset to the Common Core implementation process that has been in the works since 2010.   Last
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February24

Assessment exemption bill back from the dead

Mere hours after its death in the House Education committee, House Bill 1187 was revived through a smoke out on the floor of the House.   Rep. Jim Bolin, the bill’s sponsor, pleaded with Representatives to get the bill, which provides for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment
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February20

Senate Ed. stops anti-Common Core bill

Senate Education committee members stopped a bill that called for the repeal of the Common Core Standards on Tuesday.   The committee voted 5-2 to kill Senate Bill 129. ASBSD opposed the bill.   “School boards are in support of Common Core,” ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany said. “We debated this (issue) throughout the summer.
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January30

Resolution opposing Common Core fails

Common Core supporters came away on the winning side on Wednesday following a long debate and close vote on the House of Representatives floor.   House Concurrent Resolution 1008, which urged the state Board of Education to stop expansion of Common Core or any multistate standards and tried to set a plan in place to
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January24

Two for one on Common Core

Two of the three bills related to Common Core passed through the Senate on Thursday. ASBSD supports the implementation of the Common Core Standards.   An amended version of Senate Bill 63, which protects the privacy of individual student records by prohibiting the collection of student information including, political affiliation, religious practices and family gun ownership among
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January22

Two more related to Common Core pass

Two more bills tied to Common Core found passing votes on Wednesday. ASBSD supports the implementation of the Common Core Standards.   Members of the Senate State Affairs committee voted in favor of Senate Bills 63 and 64.   Senate Bill 63, which protects the privacy of individual student records by prohibiting the collection of
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