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Article 24:28 (Educator Certification), Chapters 24:28:01 (Definitions), 24:28:09 (Educator Permit Requirements), and 24:28:17 (Certification Renewal). The effect and purpose of the proposed changes to Chapters 24:28:01, 24:28:09, and 24:28:17 is to remove the requirements for paraprofessional educators to obtain and renew state-issued certificates. 09/17/2018 11/20/2018 09/13/2018
Chapter24:59:01 (Postsecondary Technical Institute Programs) and Chapter24:59:02 (Postsecondary Technical Institute Funding Distribution). The effect and purpose of the proposed changes to Chapter24:59:01 are to update the general education requirements that must be included in an associate of applied science degree program to increase flexibility for students and align with other postsecondary programs in South Dakota. The effect and purpose of the proposed changes to Chapter24:59:02 are to update the yearly facility fund and National Guard tuition benefit fund set-asides from the total state appropriation, and to update the yearly per student allocation appropriated by the SD Legislature in the postsecondary technical institute funding formula. 12/05/2018 12/01/2018