2017 Keyword - Education

HB 1021revise certain provisions regarding the education provided for children in certain residential treatment centers. 
HB 1022revise and repeal certain provisions relating to education service agencies. 
HB 1109create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. 
HB 1111revise the definition of fall enrollment for purposes of education funding. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. 
HB 1122clarify certain provisions regarding the process to be excused from public school attendance. 
HB 1123revise certain provisions regarding the participation of home school students in certain interscholastic activities. 
HB 1125make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. 
HB 1133require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 
HB 1137accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
HB 1158revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. 
HB 1171make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. 
HB 1180establish the nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1184exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. 
HB 1196prohibit the unauthorized use of electronic listening or recording devices in classrooms. 
SB 30revise certain provisions regarding high school equivalency testing. 
SB 33revise the state aid to special education formula. 
SB 35revise the state aid to general and special education formula. 
SB 55protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 85provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
SB 92extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. 
SB 110establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. 
SB 112provide for the referral of a school board's decision to change the number of school days in a school week. 
SB 115ensure student privacy in public school locker rooms, shower rooms, and changing facilities by restricting certain access. 
SB 125revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. 
SB 126require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 132revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 134prohibit the expenditure of certain public school resources for political purposes and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 140require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 155establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 156establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 159provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 165establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. 
SB 177revise certain provisions regarding the participation of home school students in certain interscholastic activities.