2008 Keyword - School Districts

HB 1006revise certain tax levy limitations and property tax levies for school districts. 
HB 1026revise certain provisions and procedures concerning elections. 
HB 1046make an appropriation to assist sparse school districts and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1047make an appropriation to assist sparse school districts. 
HB 1048revise certain provisions related to the state aid payment for increase in current fall enrollment. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions related to the calculation of school and public lands funds and county general school funds. 
HB 1051revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidated school districts. 
HB 1120revise the property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
HB 1143repeal certain requirements related to school district employee retirement benefits. 
HB 1147allow the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula to increase in value each year based upon the per student allocation. 
HB 1150provide for the recall of certain school district officials. 
HB 1152provide for diabetes management and treatment in schools. 
HB 1154require an opportunity for public testimony at public meetings. 
HB 1156revise the composition of local boards of equalization. 
HB 1158exempt certain school districts from reorganization requirements. 
HB 1164authorize the purchase or lease of computer hardware and software through the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1172revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1214create a required minimum salary for teachers who teach in school districts that receive state aid funding. 
HB 1231increase the one-time payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
HB 1249allow the Department of Education to enter into certain enrollment agreements with the State of Nebraska. 
HB 1254create the facility equity fund to assist certain school districts with critical need for capital construction. 
HB 1257revise certain procedures regarding real property assessment and taxation and to repeal the nonagricultural acreage classification and certain provisions regarding the assessment of property. 
HB 1262establish a classification system, an evaluation system, and minimum annual salaries for certified teachers and school service specialists, and to repeal certain provisions relating to teacher tenure. 
HB 1268establish a statewide minimum teacher salary that school districts must meet within five years and to allow school districts to receive funds through the teachers compensation assistance program to meet the minimum salary requirement. 
HB 1273exempt agricultural land from the general fund and special education fund levies imposed by school districts. 
HB 1287permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HB 1288allow any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal year to only benefit from the one that provides the most additional funding to the district. 
HB 1289revise the state aid formula by limiting the declining enrollment allowance to only those school districts that lose at least ten students from one year to the next. 
HB 1312change the South Dakota virtual high school to the South Dakota virtual school. 
HB 1316establish a maximum balance for school district pension funds. 
HB 1317require the Department of Education to develop a pilot program which provides certain school district information on a centralized website and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
SB 21revise certain provisions related to the interstate enrollment options program. 
SB 22revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidated school districts and to declare an emergency. 
SB 23revise certain provisions related to the required reorganization of school districts with low enrollment. 
SB 24make an appropriation to reimburse certain school districts for consolidation incentives. 
SB 25repeal certain provisions regarding the calculation of state aid to education. 
SB 26revise certain provisions regarding the rule making authority of the South Dakota Board of Education for pre-kindergarten programs. 
SB 27revise the state requirement for inspection of school food service programs. 
SB 67require high school students to submit at least one application to a postsecondary educational institution. 
SB 79increase the payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
SB 86prohibit and establish a penalty for hazing. 
SB 99exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
SB 117revise certain tax levy limitations and property tax levies for school districts. 
SB 125allow school districts to share academic programs and facilities. 
SB 141prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between high school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 154allow public schools to maintain pre-kindergarten programs, to provide the Board of Education with rule making authority for pre-kindergarten programs, and to provide funding through the state aid to education formula for students in accredited pre-kindergarten programs. 
SB 155provide state aid to education to certain school districts for certain students. 
SB 168provide for the development and financing of certain wind energy projects by school districts. 
SB 169revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula and to establish a minimum salary schedule for teachers. 
SB 179increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund, and to the property tax reduction fund. 
SB 194provide for the establishment of public charter schools, of the State Board for Public Charter Schools, and the creation, operation, and maintenance of public charter schools. 
SB 199revise certain provisions concerning public meetings.