South Dakota Secretary of Education Don Kirkegaard said, “Common Core standards in South Dakota are officially gone.” That is a misleading statement at best.
A mother whose child attended school in the Tri Valley School District in Colton, SD asked her school district about opting out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment. Her school district contacted the South Dakota Department of Education regarding her request. Below is the response from South Dakota Secretary of Education Dr. Melody Schopp. In a […]
I participated in a forum last week in Sioux Falls, SD. Questions were complied for two months prior and the panelists were given the questions (summarized) a couple of days prior to the event. Unfortunately since forum was not moderated and rules put in place regarding time limits South Dakota Education Secretary Melody Schopp and […]
There will be a Common Core forum in Sioux Falls, SD on Tuesday, September 17. A Common Core discussion will be held during the Siouxland Republican Monthly Business Meeting from 7:00p – 8:30p. It will be held at the Good Samaritan Society, Jerstad Retreat Center (4800 W 57th St. Sioux Falls). Panelists include: In favor […]