September 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE – The Legislature’s rules review panel voted 4-2 this afternoon
to approve the state Department of Education’s new system for school
August 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE In a split vote Thursday, the state Board of Education decided South Dakota’s public schools should operate under a new accountability system that replaces No Child Left Behind.
February 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Members of Sen. Al Franken’s staff will meet Wednesday afternoon with local education officials and teachers to discuss education reform. Continue Reading
February 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR A waiver from some of the requirements of federal education law was welcome news to public school superintendents in west central Minnesota, as well as across the state.
February 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The state House of Representatives agreed Monday the state Board of Education officials must hold meetings across South Dakota to get public comments on the new Common Core standards proposed for K-12 public schools.
February 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR The U.S. Senate has a bipartisan federal education reform proposal ready for consideration, but the next steps in the process will depend on what is developed in the House, Sen. Al Franken said Friday morning. Continue Reading
December 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) State Education Secretary Melody Schopp says South Dakota has proposed a new system for assessing school performance to replace the federal school improvement law known as No Child Left Behind. Continue Reading