Opportunity Scholarship makes impact
A Board of Regents report says the South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship has positively impacted students’ preparation for college.

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Adequate yearly progress:
Deadlines and changes to 2009-10 determination process

With summer upon us, district leaders should be gearing up for the annual determination of adequate yearly progress. Read on to be aware of upcoming deadlines and changes to this year's process.
Common Core Standards released
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.