Legislative panel OKs definition of preschool
Published 06/09/2010, Republic Capitol Bureau
PIERRE — The Legislature’s rules review committee struggled Tuesday whether to allow the state Board of Education to define preschool in the regulations that govern South Dakota’s public schools.
The committee ultimately split 4-2 in favor of letting the definition stand, even though the Legislature provides no funding for preschool activities, and lawmakers have otherwise repeatedly blocked efforts by the Rounds administration to advance pre-school in South Dakota.
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