State of South Dakota  
EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012  

686T0474   HOUSE EDUCATION ENGROSSED    NO.  HB 1128 -  2/1/2012  

Introduced by:    Representatives Bolin, Greenfield, Hickey, Hoffman, Hubbel, Jensen, Liss, Lucas, Miller, Olson (Betty), Tornow, Vanneman, and Venner and Senators Kraus and Juhnke
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require the Board of Education to conduct public hearings before adopting certain standards.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 13-3 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
    Beginning on July 1, 2012, the Board of Education, prior to adopting any standards proposed through the Common Core State Standards Initiative, a state-led effort launched by state leaders through their membership in the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers, shall conduct, over a period of one year, at least four public hearings. The purpose of the hearings is to give members of the public the opportunity to provide input to the board on whether the standards being proposed through the initiative should be adopted in South Dakota. The board shall conduct at least one of the public hearings in each of the following cities: Aberdeen, Pierre, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls.


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