South Dakota - Content Standards: Standards Authority

Area: 
Standards Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The board and the department shall jointly work to develop standards and practices that ensure that, by the third grade, all children, to the best of their abilities, have learned fundamental reading, mathematics, language, science, and technology skills that form the foundation for further learning. The board and the department shall work together to develop standards and practices that ensure that, by completion of the twelfth grade, all students, to the best of their abilities, have learned the educational and personal skills that will allow them to enter adulthood as responsible members of society. (13-1-43)

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/10/2016
Review: 
Review mandated
Review Period: 
Review required every 5 years for CTE, and every 7 years for core content standards