State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012
|983T0058||SENATE EDUCATION ENGROSSED NO. SB 98 - 2/10/2012|
Introduced by: Senators Johnston, Schlekeway, and Tieszen and Representatives Perry and Munsterman
in which the student is enrolled, and the individual student participating in one of the academies.
Section 2. There is hereby established the Mathematics and Science Academy Board. The board shall consist of eight members including two parents, two teachers, two school administrators, and two persons engaged in business. The executive director of the Board of Regents shall select the members of the board, and they shall serve without compensation. The board shall advise the Board of Regents in establishing the criteria upon which students applying for the mathematics and science academies are evaluated and shall select the twenty-four participants in each of the mathematics and science academies from among the student applicants.
Section 3. The Board of Regents shall promulgate rules to establish the application process and application time frame for students applying for admission into one of the mathematics and science academies, and to establish the criteria on which the selection process for the academies is based.
Section 4. Any student selected to attend one of the mathematics and science academies shall remain enrolled in a public high school within the state and shall be counted in the fall enrollment as defined in § 13-13-10.1 for that school district. A student attending one of the academies may participate in interscholastic activities at the high school where the student is enrolled and, upon successful completion of the necessary course work through one of the academies, shall graduate from that high school.
Section 5. For any student who is attending one of the mathematics and science academies, the school district in which the student is enrolled shall remit to the Board of Regents for that student the sum of one thousand seven hundred thirty-five dollars, and the attending student shall remit to the Board of Regents the sum of one thousand seven hundred thirty-five dollars. The Board of Regents shall apply any funds received from a school district or from an attending
student pursuant to this section to the cost of the tuition for the postsecondary course work in
which the student is enrolled.