Shane Vander Hart takes a look at where South Dakota’s leading gubernatorial candidates: State Senate Minority Leader Billie Sutton (D-Burke), Congresswoman Kristie Noem (R-SD), and South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley (R) stand on issues related to K-12 education.
South Dakota Secretary of Education Don Kirkegaard said, “Common Core standards in South Dakota are officially gone.” That is a misleading statement at best.
The South Dakota Board of Education Standards adopted new academic standards in subjects such as math and ELA after no public comment during their last four public meetings held at 9:00a in various parts of the state.
The South Dakota Board of Education is in the middle of the hearing process for proposed education standards having completed two of four required hearings.
South Dakota students who earn a level 3 or 4 on the Smarter Balanced Assessment will receive a general acceptance letter from the state’s public universities.
A circuit court judge found that the state of South Dakota did not violate any state or federal laws when adopting Common Core and Smarter Balanced.
The Sioux Falls Argus-Leader reports that the South Dakota Board of Education plans to review the Common Core State Standards.
The Thomas More Law Center filed a third lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state’s implementation of Common Core and Smarter Balanced.
The South Dakota Senate voted yesterday 19-15 to pass HCR 1003 a resolution that calls on Congress to abolish the U.S. Department of Education.
I read an interesting article in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader yesterday. It was focused on how parents in the Sioux Falls, SD school district were fighting back against the Common Core Math Standards through pulling their kids out to homeschool. That is probably the best thing that can be said about Common Core – […]