South Dakota

South Dakota

May 12, 2015

SD Board of Ed Begins Review of ESSA Plan

May 19, 2017

The South Dakota Board of Education began its review of the state’s ESSA plan, which includes which emphasizes progress for English Learners. According to Mitchell School District Superintendent Joe Graves, “South Dakota schools are starting to see an increase in the percentage of students who...

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SD Releases Summary of State’s Draft ESSA Plan for Public Comment

May 15, 2017

South Dakota released a summary of the state’s draft ESSA plan for public review. According to Secretary of Education Melody Schopp, “Passage of ESSA provided us the opportunity to assess our system and look for flexibilities within the new federal law that would support our state priorities...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Releases State ESSA Primers

May 16, 2016

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s primers include individual state by state accountability system fact sheets, which detail each state’s current accountability system, what could change under ESSA, and what to be asking state leaders. See details about your state here.

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