Reduced federal grant allocations partially restored
Districts that were notified back in October of a reduction to their school year 2011-12 ESEA Title I Part A, ESEA Title II Part A and IDEA Part B Section 611 grant allocations can expect to see some of the cut funds returned to their allocation. >>> LEARN MORE.

More information on Personal Finance Standards released
Personal Finance Standards were adopted by the South Dakota Board of Education in July 2011.


February is National Career and Technical Education Month
It's Career and Technical Education Month across the country, and to help celebrate, Governor Daugaard has proclaimed Tuesday, Feb. 7, as Career and Technical Student Organization Day in South Dakota.


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Seeking nominations for School Resource Officer of the Year

The Association of School Resource Officers, or SDASRO, is glad to support this fourth annual award. SDASRO , which began in 2007, strives for great working relationships between school officers and school personnel. The officer picked for this award should display professionalism, dedication and commitment to their respective school or district.

The SDASRO Executive Board will make the selection from those nominated, and may call the prospective recipientís school district and/ or employer to get supervisor appraisals. The nominees will be announced at the annual conference.

Nominations must be postmarked by March 9 in order to be considered and must include a letter of recommendation of no more than 400 words in length. Click here to download the nomination form and complete instructions for submission.