It will be up to the 112th Congress to fund federal education programs for school year 2011-12.
New census estimates released, affect federal allocations
The Census Bureau has released estimates that will be included in the formula used to calculate Title I Part A allocations for SY 2011-12. A school district can challenge its estimates.
Clean diesel grants now available
Grants to purchase new, “greener” school buses or to equip existing buses with exhaust control retrofit devices are available through the Clean Diesel Grant Program.
Identifying and assisting English language learners
Here’s a quick review of steps to take when English language learners enter your district.
Measuring technology literacy:
Results show most students proficient or better
Students’ average score on the 8th Grade Technology Literacy Assessment was up, and more students scored in the proficient or advanced categories.
Number of overweight students remains high
The percentage of South Dakota students who are overweight or obese remained high in the state’s latest school height and weight survey.