House Education — 2009



Active Bills

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Tabled Bills

HB 1105require public high school students to perform acts of volunteerism in order to receive a high school diploma. 
HB 1172suspend for two years the requirement that certain school districts with low enrollment reorganize. 
HB 1180create a dual credit grant program for public high school students and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1182increase the required minimum school district size from a fall enrollment of one hundred to a fall enrollment of one hundred ninety-five. 
HB 1198allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1206allow a school district to transfer funds from the capital outlay fund to the bond redemption fund for a period of one year following a reorganization. 
HB 1223revise the high school course requirements for graduation from the distinguished high school program. 
HB 1235apply to any school district transporting students in the enrollment options program the requirement that a school district receive authority from any other school district before transporting students across the border of that district. 
HB 1236require that transfers from a resident school district to another school district through the enrollment options program are complete prior to the last Friday in September. 
HB 1242rescind the repeal on funding for sparse school districts that will take effect on June 30, 2009, and to decrease the value of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1250provide funding to certain school districts for students who enroll in the district's virtual school after the date on which fall enrollment is calculated. 
HB 1257provide for the right to possess a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
HB 1269provide for the governance of public postsecondary technical education and to provide for the transfer of authority for public postsecondary technical education from local school districts to the Department of Education. 
HB 1293provide for the establishment of school administration regions and to provide for the sharing of certain school administrators and school service specialists among school districts. 
HB 1295authorize the establishment of charter schools. 
HB 1298require the Board of Regents to prepare a plan to close one of the postsecondary educational institutions under its control. 
SB 191establish eligibility criteria, community planning processes, and quality benchmarks for state-supported prekindergarten programs. 

Sponsored Bills

HB 1044define a multidistrict, career and technical academy and to provide provisions for the establishment of such an academy. 
HB 1045repeal the provisions for the South Dakota Academic Achievement Test Advisory Council. 
HB 1046revise the eligibility requirements for the Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey memorial scholarship award. 

Hearing Documents

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