2015 Keyword - School Districts

HB 1044revise certain provisions regarding educational personnel certification and discipline. 
HB 1070require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1072provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools. 
HB 1077require parental approval to waive a school counselor privilege regarding a student under sixteen. 
HB 1092establish the rural school teacher recruitment assistance program, and to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the program. 
HB 1093provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
HB 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1100clarify how a vacancy on a school board is filled. 
HB 1101ensure local control over curriculum and methods of instruction. 
HB 1114require certain school districts to compensate teachers for certain continuing education expenses and for the cost of renewing teachers' certificates. 
HB 1115increase the maximum property tax levy for the pension fund of a school district. 
HB 1118provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1137exclude the passing time between classes in the number of hours required in the school term for secondary students. 
HB 1148require that the annual report of a school district contain certain information regarding school district fund balances. 
HB 1161limit certain rule making authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. 
HB 1167authorize municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1184regulate the use of digital-learning platforms in schools accredited by the state. 
HB 1195declare void the transgender policy of the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. 
HB 1198require legislative approval for certain academic assessments. 
HB 1207revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation. 
SB 6revise certain provisions concerning the pension and capital outlay tax levies for school districts. 
SB 7revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies and to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy. 
SB 53revise certain provisions regarding the state aid to general education formula and to revise the property tax levies for the general fund of school districts. 
SB 54revise certain provisions regarding the state aid to special education formula and to revise the property tax levies for special education. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
SB 90require school districts to provide veterans a preference in employment. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. 
SB 114encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 117further protect the privacy of certain student information. 
SB 124revise the requirements for a petition for a minor boundary change. 
SB 125revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. 
SB 132allow school districts to recruit teachers by providing certain financial incentives. 
SB 133require all students leaving an accredited school for an alternative education program to wait one year before participating in interscholastic activities. 
SB 134prohibit minor boundary changes for one year, to establish the school district boundary task force, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 189provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. 
SB 191revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay certificates and lease purchase agreements of school districts and the pledge of state aid to education funds to secure such obligations. 

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