NAEP releases new reading vocabulary results
For the first time ever, the National Assessment of Educational Progress issued a separate report on student vocabulary. The report, which was released earlier this month, analyzed results from the 2009 and 2011 NAEP reading test.
Applications for Davis-Bahcall Scholarship, summer science program now open
High school seniors and college freshmen can now apply for Davis-Bahcall Scholarships and the chance to study next summer at the Sanford Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory in Lead, Princeton University in New Jersey, and overseas if funding allows.
U.S. Department of Ed releases Civil Rights, Educational Equity report
In November, the U.S. Department of Educationís Office of Civil Rights released a report describing OCRís progress and activity over the last four years on civil rights enforcement and educational equity.
Winners of EPSCoR funds announced
Twelve science, technology, engineering and math projects will be funded this year in South Dakota as part of a new round of EPSCoR grants.
Clean diesel grant applications due this month
Applications for the fifth round of funding under the South Dakota Clean Diesel Grant Program are due to the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources by Dec. 21.
Planning a visit to Pierre? Consider the Cultural Heritage Center
Bringing a group of students to Pierre to see the State Legislature in action? Make a stop at the museum in the Cultural Heritage Center a part of your day.
Teacher part of Smarter Balanced writing team
South Dakota teacher Meghan Wounded Head, of Hamlin School District, provided representation on one of the task writing teams for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.