Committee on Appropriations A/V — 2020

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Mr. Ben Jones, Secretary, Department of Education, met with the Joint Committee on Appropriations to make the FY21 budget request based on the Governor's recommendations.00:03:00
Representative Karr inquired what the Jobs for America's Graduates Program history is and requested follow-up to include participating schools and funding sources. 00:33:16
Representative Hunhoff asked what the trend for students taking Advanced Placement courses is and requested a list where they are offered and growth trend. She requested follow-up. 00:47:00
Senator Maher inquired how much state funding is used to scan old newspapers for a program called Chronicling American History and requested follow-up.00:50:00
Senator Nesiba asked what the state-aid increase to general education would be if the Blue-Ribbon Task Force recommendations were followed and requested follow-up.01:09:35
Senator Kolbeck requested the Department of Education provide a policy or agreement how the department discloses student information to other agencies.02:01:15
Mr. Nick Wendell, Executive Director, South Dakota Board of Technical Education, met with the Joint Committee on Appropriations to make the FY21 budget request based on the Governor's recommendations.02:08:17
Representative Karr asked what the capacity for program growth for technical institute is and requested follow-up.02:23:14
Representative Hunhoff asked if Build Dakota Scholarship recipients are finishing their technical education and what are completion rates for occupations that require licensure. Representative Hunhoff requested follow-up.03:23:10
Representative Karr requested a report what is the starting salary for technical school graduates and requested follow-up.03:34:00
Representative Bartels made a motion to approve the minutes of January 15th and seconded by Senator Partridge. Approved by voice vote.03:40:38
Senator Wiik made a motion to adjourn and Representative Bartels seconded. Approved by voice vote.03:41:14

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