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December02

Delegates set legislative direction for ASBSD at Assembly

Delegates from 81 school districts voted to set the legislative direction of ASBSD at last month’s Delegate Assembly. The voting school board members approved 11 standing positions and 30 resolutions.   Download the approved standing positions and resolutions by clicking on the links or visit the Publications and Forms page on the ASBSD website.  
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November20

Districts set legislative direction at Delegate Assembly

ASBSD’s Delegate Assembly is the time and place to voice your district’s legislative agenda and establish your state school board association’s legislative direction.   It is essential for member districts to appoint a delegate and have them attend Delegate Assembly to vote on ASBSD’s resolutions and standing positions, which dictate the legislative direction of the
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November13

Planning committee reconvenes next week

After a two-month hiatus, the legislative planning committee will reconvene on Monday (Nov. 17) to continue their long-term study of K-12 funding.   You can listen to the meeting here – http://sdpb.sd.gov/player/413.html.    The committee will primarily focus on information review and planning on K-12 funding, with teacher pay likely to drive the discussion. Studies and
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November07

November edition of the Bulletin

As part of ASBSD’s on-going effort to be your source for the latest information, commentary and training for K-12 education, we’re posting our monthly publication, The Bulletin.     This month’s Bulletin covers ASBSD’s Legislative Action Network, previews ASBSD Delegate Assembly, announces the 2014 Election Workshop dates and much more.   Click here to view the online
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October28

Superintendent’s group responds to Gov’s comments

Recent comments from South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard about teacher salaries being the responsibility of the local district and not the state drew a pointed response from the South Dakota School Superintendents Association.   SDSSA President Dan Leikvold, Superintendent of the Lead-Deadwood School District, wrote an open letter in response to Gov. Daugaard’s comments. Read
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October10

Pogany appears on Greg Belfrage Show to discuss TSEF and teacher shortage

ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany appeared on Kelo Radio’s Greg Belfrage Show yesterday morning (Wednesday, Oct. 8) to discuss the Teacher Salary Enhancement Fund (TSEF) proposal and teacher shortage.   Listen to the interview here: http://kelo.com/podcasts/greg-belfrage-show/935/proposal-to-increase-teacher-pay-through-one-cent-sales-tax/.   Pogany said the proposal is the first step in the conversation to find a solution to low teacher salaries
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October07

ASBSD’s October edition of The Bulletin

This month’s Bulletin previews ASBSD Delegate Assembly, recaps the important legislative conversations being had at ASBSD’s Region Meetings, announces the end of The Bulletin and much more.     Click here to view the online edition.
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October05

Cap outlay, other revenue and teacher pay discussed at Region Meeting

The potential for a major shift in three aspects of K-12 funding dominated discussion at the recent ASBSD Region Meeting in Brookings, as it did in Beresford the night before and as it is expected to at each subsequent meeting.   At the Brookings meeting, representatives from 11 school districts were presented with potentially landscape-shifting
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October01

Review of new, deleted and amended resolutions and standing positions

One of the most important steps in ASBSD’s preparation for legislative session each year is Delegate Assembly.   ASBSD Delegate Assembly establishes the legislative direction of the Association and with the 2015 legislative session just three months away, it’s time for our member districts to appoint a delegate and review our proposed resolutions and standing positions.
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September16

Survey reveals low salaries among reasons for teacher turnover

The School Administrators of South Dakota recently released results from a survey that revealed districts were losing highly qualified teachers due to low salaries and different positions.   Receiving responses from 90 percent of S.D. school districts, more than half of those who responded to cited salary, relocation – many to districts in other states
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