Growth Model Work Group narrows decision to two
South Dakota’s Growth Model Work Group is down to the final two models, and most members say they would be comfortable with either model being adapted for use in South Dakota.
2013 State Homeland Security Program grant funding available
The South Dakota Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for Homeland Security funding. Public and private non-profit agencies, including school districts, are eligible to apply.
South Dakota represented on Smarter Balanced Career Readiness Task Force
Colleen Keffeler, of the Meade School District, has been named to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium’s Career Readiness Task Force. Keffeler was one of 15 individuals selected from the 23 nominations submitted by the states.
Eight after-school programs funded through grant
A total of eight 21st Century Community Learning Center grants have been awarded to provide funding for academic enrichment opportunities for students.
Special education reports released to public
Information regarding school districts’ performance on improving the educational outcomes of students with disabilities was made available to the public last month and is now online.