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 – […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
The South Dakota House of Representatives narrowly rejected HCR 1008. This is unbelievable. All this bill did was to urge the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from expanding the Common Core State Standards or any other multi-state standards (like the Next Generation Science Standards) into the state. It did not direct the board […]
The Rapid City Journal had an article on Sunday on the upcoming battle over the Common Core State Standards in South Dakota. The first line was music to my ears. “State Education Secretary Melody Schopp expects to spend much of the upcoming South Dakota legislative session defending the Common Core standards…” Good, keep her busy. […]