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September03

Legis. Planning Committee meets Monday

The South Dakota legislature’s long-term study of the funding facets of K-12 education continues next week.   Members of the Legislative Planning Committee – charged with completing a long-term study of K-12 education and its funding components – convene for the third meeting in the study on Monday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. in the Capitol.  
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August29

UPDATED: ASBSD Region Meeting registration open

School board members and administrators are invited to join ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany at a fall region meeting to discuss potential legislation for the 2015 session, ASBSD Standing Positions and Resolutions and new and updated services offered by the Association.     Region meeting dates and locations include: 9/30 – Beresford School District (The Bridge’s
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August13

Legislative panel discusses teacher shortage, funding at Convention

Four South Dakota legislators joined nearly 500 school board members and administrators at the 2014 ASBSD-SASD Convention for a panel discussion on the future of education in South Dakota.   To close Convention, Representatives Scott Munsterman and Dan Dryden and Senators Tim Rave and Billie Sutton had a frank conversation about the teacher shortage crisis
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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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July18

Concerns over teacher shortage on agenda of long-term study

The second meeting in a long-term study of K-12 education and its funding components will be held on Monday (July 21).   Members of the legislative planning committee will hear testimony on the capital outlay fund, other revenue for school districts and about the teacher shortage in South Dakota schools.   SASD Executive Director Rob
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July10

July’s ASBSD Bulletin

This month’s Bulletin includes information on the long-term study of K-12 funding, ASBSD’s new online training site – ASBSD School Board U, the upcoming early registration deadline for the 2014 Convention and much more.     Click here to view the online edition.
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June18

Second Survey Says: Teaching Positions Tough to Fill

Results from a survey recently released by the School Administrators of South Dakota (SASD) yielded troubling results about the state’s teacher pool.   Based on responses from 80 percent of the public school districts in South Dakota, the SASD survey found that 258 teaching positions (over 30 percent) remained open as of May 28 from
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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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June13

K-12 study kicks off next week

On Monday (6/16), members of the Legislative Planning Committee will begin their work on an in-depth study of K-12 education and its different components.   Topics of the study include, the education funding formula, the revenue, expenditures and accounting practices for education, salary needs, budget reserves and tax levies.   “This is a vast, vast topic
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June05

ASBSD Bulletin – June

  Watch Wade’s Welcome and then read The Bulletin.   This month’s Bulletin provides you with donation information to assist the Hoven School District, a preview of the study of K-12 education set to begin this month, an announcement of a new online training site ASBSD is offering and much more.
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