Thoughts on Common Core
A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard

Jan Martin, with the department’s Division of Assessment and Accountability, talks about this spring’s Field Test of the Smarter Balanced assessment

Legislative session under way
Click here for more information on bills DOE is tracking.

ELL student population growing Second story in a series on English Language Learners (ELLs) in South Dakota. Click here for more information.

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Nominations sought for School Officer of the Year

The South Dakota Association of School Resource Officers is asking school administrators and counselors to nominate individuals for the School Officer of the Year Award. Nominations must be postmarked by March 7.

Click here for more information and a nomination form.