2016 House Bill 1148 - Introduced

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-FIRST SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2016  

776X0552   HOUSE BILL   NO.  1148  

Introduced by:    Representatives Bordeaux and Killer and Senators Heinert and Bradford
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 13-33 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    Beginning on July 1, 2017, every school in the state that is accredited by the Department of Education shall provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. To meet the requirement of this section, a school shall use the course content developed by the Department of Education pursuant to ยง 13-1-49. The school may modify the course content to incorporate elements that have a regionally specific focus or to incorporate the content into existing curriculum. To the extent possible, a school shall collaborate with any federally recognized Indian tribe located within the school district or with neighboring Indian tribes to incorporate expanded and improved curricular materials about Indian tribes, and to create programs of classroom and community cultural exchanges.


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