Daugaard Solid In Support Of Accountability Standard

The Pierre School District is discussing how to deal with a projected spike in student population at Georgia Morse Middle School in the next few years. One option off the table for district policymakers is adding a teacher. Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt has said adding staff would not be fiscally responsible because the District would have trouble maintaining the Accountability standard tied to the half-cent sales tax increase for teacher pay. Governor Dennis Daugaard says he’d be hard pressed to endorse even a temporary change to the Accountability Standard…

Daugaard says a quality education for students is directly tied to the quality of the teachers involved…

Daugaard believes that given time, school districts will find a balance…

The Pierre School District has talked about moving certain classes around to deal with the expanding student body.