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Overview

Education Agency

South Dakota Department of Education

State Educational Technology Standards

South Dakota has educational technology standards.

State Digital Learning Plan

South Dakota does not have a State Digital Learning Plan.

District Technology Planning Requirements

South Dakota does not have requirements for district technology planning.

South Dakota does not require district level educational technology plans, but strongly encourages technology planning.

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Overview

The state of South Dakota does not have any state policies, funding, or adoption processes in place. The state encourages districts to implement local policies and processes and to allocate local resources.The state encourages districts to use appropriate tools and process to make decisions to pilot new digital instructional materials.

Guidelines and Policies

Definition for Accessible Instructional/Educational Materials

South Dakota does not have a unique definition for accessible instructional/educational materials nor references the federal definition for accessible materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

South Dakota does not have a definition for accessible technologies nor references the AEM definition for accessible technologies.

Definition for Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have a definition for digital instructional materials.

Definition for Instructional Materials/Textbook

South Dakota definition for instructional materials/textbook does not include the option for digital instructional materials.

Definition for Open Educational Resources

South Dakota does not have a definition for open educational resources.

Guidance for Implementation of Accessible Materials

South Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs to support the use of accessible digital instructional materials for learners with disabilities to improve outcomes.

Guidance Outside of School

South Dakota does not provide guidance to LEAs in the use of digital instructional materials outside of the classroom.

Policy - Adoption

South Dakota does not have an adoption policy for digital instructional materials.

Policy - Open Educational Resources

South Dakota does not have a policy for open educational resources.

Policy - Statute for Implementation

South Dakota does not have a statute requiring the implementation of digital instructional materials.

Procurement

Guidance - Acquisition of Accessible Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not provide information, examples or guidelines to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible digital instructional materials.

Guidance – Acquisition of Accessible Technologies

South Dakota does not provide information, examples or technical assistance to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible technologies.

Guidance – Acquisition of Digital Devices

South Dakota does not provide guidance for the purchase of digital devices.

Guidance – Acquisition of Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have procurement guidelines specific to digital instructional materials.

Guidance – Publishers

South Dakota does not have procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.

Requirements for the sale of instructional materials are established at the local level.

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

South Dakota does not have guidelines for commercial or OER publishers, developers, or vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.

Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia

South Dakota does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.

Master Contract Digital Devices

South Dakota does not have state master purchasing contracts available for districts and schools to purchase digital devices.

Master Contract Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have state master purchasing contracts available for districts and schools to purchase instructional materials.

Post Adopted Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not post adopted instructional materials.

Post Instructional Materials Submitted for Bid

South Dakota does not post instructional materials submitted for bid.

Procurement Office

Office of Procurement Management, South Dakota
Funding

Funding for Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have dedicated funds for digital instructional materials.

Districts fund the purchase of digital instructional materials with general state funds and/or local initiatives.

South Dakota districts have the option to collaborate on the purchase of digital instructional materials.

South Dakota districts have the option to purchase digital instructional materials with local funds.

Funding for Devices

South Dakota does not have dedicated funds for digital devices.

Each district may use general state funds for the purchase of digital devices (hardware).

Funding for Special Purposes

South Dakota does not have a funding stream to purchase digital instructional materials for special purposes.

Digital Learning Resources

Content Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

South Dakota does not have a state hosted content management system or a state master contract for a content management system available to schools and districts.

Learning Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

South Dakota does not have a state hosted learning management system or state master contract for a learning management system available to schools and districts.

Open Educational Resources

South Dakota does not develop open educational resources.

South Dakota does not recommend/endorse open educational resources.

State Resource Repository

South Dakota does not have a state resource repository.

South Dakota districts have access to the Smarter Balanced Digital Library

Vetting

Digital Instructional Materials

South Dakota does not have a review process specific to digital instructional materials.

Open Educational Resources

South Dakota does not have a vetting process for open educational resources.

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