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July26

2021-22 Bus Pact submission deadline approaching

ASBSD continues our coordinating role for the Emergency School Bus Mutual Assistance Pact between school districts on the occasion a bus traveling outside of the district fails.   In the event of an emergency, a school bus driver, or authorized personnel, would call the nearest cooperating Emergency School Bus Mutual Assistance Pact district to secure a bus
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July20

Policy Alert – Medical Cannabis Administration in Schools

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district. Wessington Springs Ed. Assoc. v. Wessington springs Sch. Dist., 467 N.W. 2d 101 (S.D. 1991).   ASBSD has created a new sample policy and accompanying exhibit
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June21

Policy Alert: Updates made to board related policies

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district. Wessington Springs Ed. Assoc. v. Wessington springs Sch. Dist., 467 N.W. 2d 101 (S.D. 1991).   Five sample school board policies were recently amended by the
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June20

Policy Alert: Student education related policies amended

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district. Wessington Springs Ed. Assoc. v. Wessington springs Sch. Dist., 467 N.W. 2d 101 (S.D. 1991).   School board sample policies related to different aspects of a
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June19

Policy Alert: Student and Staff Health and Safety

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district. Wessington Springs Ed. Assoc. v. Wessington springs Sch. Dist., 467 N.W. 2d 101 (S.D. 1991).   Student and staff health and safety related policies recently received
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March20

Filler an excellent addition to ASBSD

Since October, ASBSD has had the privilege of having Jessica Filler on the team as the Director of Policy and Legal Services.   “It’s been great to have Jessica on board at ASBSD,” Executive Director Wade Pogany said. “She’s brought a new perspective along with a vast knowledge base and a desire to work tirelessly.”
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March16

State aid increase for schools supported

There will be an increase in state aid for public schools next school year.   Senate Bill 49, which sets the School District General Fund levy, target teacher salary and overhead rate for FY 2022, received only 5 no votes with Joint Appropriations passing it 16-2, the Senate supporting it 34-0 and the House approving it
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March14

S.D. Superintendent’s Association seeking award nominees

The South Dakota Superintendent’s Association is seeking nominations for their annual awards as they look to celebrate great leaders across South Dakota.   The awards categories are as follows: Outstanding Superintendent of the Year Distinguished Service Award Innovator Award Rookie of the Year Award Community Leader of the Year Award The nomination packet can be
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March14

One-time funding for schools approved

Schools are set to receive one-time funding from the 2021 legislative session.   Senate Bill 64, which Revises the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2021, passed the Joint Appropriations committee 18-0, the Senate floor 34-0 and the House floor 58-11.   ASBSD supported the bill, which will provide $11 million in one-time funding to
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March13

Overhaul of homeschool laws passed by House, signed by Gov

A bill set to bring about major changes to homeschool statute will become law on July 1.   On a 41-27 vote, the House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 177, which makes significant changes to homeschool laws, and Gov. Kristi Noem, surrounded by supporters of the proposal, signed it into law.   Rep. Rebecca Reimers, the
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