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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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July15

Welcome to the School Board

This post appeared in the July edition of the ASBSD Bulletin. Each month ASBSD President Pam Haukaas will highlight a topic, which is helping advance K-12 education in South Dakota.     Welcome, new school board members.   For some of you this may be the first Bulletin you have read. Let me congratulate you
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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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May07

ASBSD Bulletin – May

Watch Wade’s Welcome and then read the ASBSD Bulletin, which provides you the latest on the long-term legislative study planned for K-12 education, April’s ASBSD Board of Director’s meeting, the Academic Excellence Luncheon and much more.   Read the Bulletin here.
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May01

Best and brightest of Class of 2014 honored

A group of the best and brightest graduating seniors from the Class of 2014 were honored during the 24th Annual Academic Excellence Banquet in Pierre on Monday.     In conjunction with the office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard, the Associated School Boards of South Dakota invited nearly 200 students from the state’s public, private and
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April22

It’s time again to share your district’s Good News!

ASBSD invites you to share ANY feats of accomplishment or innovation, successful cooperative community projects or any story that makes you proud of your district for our second edition of The Good News Bulletin.     Last year’s edition featured over 30 inspiring and superb stories from public school districts across South Dakota and the
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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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February13

Tech, certificate and hours bills advance

Three bills supported by ASBSD made it through House Education on Wednesday.   House Bill 1005, which appropriates $2.85 million for technology-oriented professional development to be used for teacher compensation, passed and was referred to House Appropriations on 15-0 vote.   The bill was previous killed by the committee, but was brought back for reconsideration
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February12

Debate continues on CPR requirement bill

Parties on each side of the debate on a bill that would require schools to teach CPR and make it a graduation requirement will have more time to compromise following Monday’s Senate Health and Human Services committee meeting.   Committee chair Sen. Jean Hunhoff said “there is an interest” in Senate Bill 145, but the
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