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Governor Daugaard Explains Education Proposal

In his State of the State address to the South Dakota Legislature, Governor Dennis Daugaard mentioned the need for people to acquire the skills to meet the needs of the labor market.

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Report: S.D. Children Would Benefit from Tobacco Tax Increase

(NPN) Anti-smoking groups say South Dakota children will benefit if Congress passes President Obama’s proposal to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. 

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Sioux Falls School Board Candidate Carly Reiter

May 21 is Election Day for the Sioux Falls School Board. Carly Reiter says the district should invest in teachers as they will invest in the students.

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Need a Nurse? No problem! Leave the Classroom and Go to the Clinic

For some families, getting their children treated for minor illnesses means taking time off from work and spending time in clinic waiting rooms waiting to be seen by a doctor. But families at Hayward Elementary in Sioux Falls are benefitting from a newly opened clinic located right in the school.

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Debate on How to Fund Education in South Dakota Continues

It’s a debate that’s been going on for years in South Dakota - how to best fund K-12 education in this state without raising property taxes.

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Health Fair in Sioux Falls Tuesday Evening

If you want to find out what your kids are doing in gym class or sample the school lunch you can do that until 7 pm Tuesday night at the Career and Technical Education Academy in Sioux Falls.

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Southeast Technical Institute Warns Against Texting While Driving

The Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls is holding an event to warn people of the dangers of texting while driving.

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South Dakota Only State to Pass Guns-in-Schools Law

South Dakota is the only state that so far has passed a law allowing school personnel to carry guns in schools, despite the proliferation of such bills in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., massacre.

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Column: Tuition Hikes Leave College Grads Economically Vulnerable

The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a tuition and fees hike of 4.4%, which will amount to about $335 in increased costs for students in the state’s public universities. This brings the average cost for an in-state student with a full course load to $7,900 a year.

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Dakota Wesleyan University

Weins Named DWU Leadership and Public Service Dean

MITCHELL - Dakota Wesleyan University has promoted Jesse Weins to dean of the College of Leadership and Public Service.

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