Proposals for South Dakota EPSCoR funds are now being accepted. Focus: Developing or enhancing opportunities in specific career clusters.
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South Dakota 2011 Teacher of the Year Susan Turnipseed attended National Teacher of the Year events in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Pictured above: Susan (left) with Dr. Jill Biden, an educator and wife of Vice President Joe Biden. Click here to check out Susan’s blog.

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AYP determinations: Late July is target date

A TENTATIVE timeline for release of 2010-11 adequate yearly progress, or AYP, determinations has been set. Please review the dates below and notify critical staff. IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Districts must make any changes to Infinite Campus, the student information system, by June 10, 2011.

June 10 Deadline for districts to enter data into
Infinite Campus for school year 2010-11
July 22 Release of online Report Card to superintendents via “sandbox” site
July 26 Report Card website “live” for public to access Media release regarding statewide results issued
Aug. 5 Public release of All Assessed Reports
Aug. 9 Deadline for districts to appeal an AYP determination
Sept. 7 Deadline for DOE to determine status of appeals

Thanks for your cooperation. If anything changes with proposed dates, we will notify you via email.

If you have questions, please call our office at (605) 773-3134 and ask for Judy Merriman or Mary Stadick Smith.