13-3-69 Promulgation of rules to establish state accountability system.
Promulgation of rules to establish state accountability system.
The South Dakota
Board of Education Standards may promulgate administrative rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 to
establish the state accountability system based on achievement and other indicators including:
A definition of academic progress;
The method of calculating yearly progress in mathematics and reading for all public
schools, including methods for determining both the status and growth;
A definition of four levels of student achievement, including a proficient level;
Determination of cut scores in mathematics and reading for each level of student
Establishment of the measurable objectives for academic progress;
Establishment of a system of sanctions, rewards, and recognition;
Establishment of the process for teacher and principal evaluation;
Determination of the criteria to demonstrate student preparedness for college and career
for each public high school;
Determination of the method for calculating the attendance rate for each public
elementary and middle school;
Establishment of an appeal process for public schools; and
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Establishment of a process whereby the state accountability system will be periodically
SL 2003, ch 90, § 8; SL 2012, ch 89, § 6; SL 2017, ch 81, § 57.
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