(NPN) -- South Dakota and most Northern Plains states spend less on welfare than the national average but are above, below and at national averages for education spending, according to a recent government study
(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.
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.
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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