New dual-credit opportunity available
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2010 Legislature: A mid-term update
A flurry of bills hit the docket last week - corresponding with the deadline to introduce new legislation. From funding bills to bills addressing teaching standards, compulsory attendance age and more, this article reviews some of the hot education-related topics at the Legislature.
Dakota STEP testing window extended
Given the loss of school days due to weather, the Department of Education will extend the Dakota STEP testing window for 2010 by five working days.

Request exception from "1 Percent Rule"
by March 10

Information regarding the application process to request an exception from the "1 Percent Rule" related to the alternate assessment is available online. Deadline to apply is March 10.

Your district might employ next state Teacher of the Year
Every year, South Dakota selects a Teacher of the Year to represent the state in the national competition in Washington, D.C. Here's how your district can participate in the process.

Summer food service providers needed
The Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to youngsters when school is not in session. Organizations are needed to participate in this worthwhile program.

Seeking nominations for School Officer of the Year Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 School Officer of the Year Award. The South Dakota Association of School Resource Officers presents the award annually.

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