Department of Education

ARSD 24:57 (Teacher Performance Standards and Evaluation)

The effect of the rules will be to revise teacher evaluations by making student learning objectives optional, revise outdated timelines, and clarify and update language. The reason for adopting the proposed rules is to provide South Dakota Public School Districts with flexibility in determining teacher effectiveness relative to student progress.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.

Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:

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