The Common Core State Standards were released on June 2. South Dakota was one of 48 states that initially signed on to pursue the concept of common standards.
Group to develop teaching standards
South Dakota will begin the process of developing teaching standards this summer. A work group is scheduled to meet June 9 in Pierre.
Working together for Year of Unity
Earlier this year, Gov. Mike Rounds declared 2010 the Year of Unity in South Dakota. Get ideas for promoting multicultural awareness in your community.