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Incumbent Todd Thoelke Looking for Second School Board Term in Sioux Falls

Three candidates are vying for a slot on the Sioux Falls School Board and Todd Thoelke wants to serve a second term.

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Kid Honoring His Brother With a Military Haircut Was Forced to Shave It off by His School!

A second grader has an older brother who served in Afghanistan, so he decided that he too wanted a “high and tight” haircut. His school has a problem with that.

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4th Grader Gets Standing Ovation After Shaming School Board Over Standardized Testing

An elementary student in Brooksville, Florida isn't happy with the new statewide testing in schools, and she's making her opinion known.

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What Do Teachers Make? You Won’t Believe the Answer!!!

Teachers can make all the difference – having a mediocre one can really damage a student’s potential, but the right one can inspire a child to greatness.

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When Is a 2 Percent Increase in K-12 Funding Not Really 2 Percent? In Pierre

Democratic state senator Bernie Hunhoff from Yankton says even the so-called 2 percent increase in K-12 education funding isn’t really so.

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School Board Offers Counter Proposal to New School Start Date

Students would enjoy extra time at the end of summer vacation. With the help of concerned citizens and parents in Sioux Falls, that could soon be a reality.

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Four in 10 Public School Students Qualify for Free Lunches in South Dakota

Forty percent of South Dakota’s public school children qualify for free school lunches, according to a new report. That is still better than the national rate.

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West Central Constituents Hope to Have Their Say in Boundary Change Dispute

The people have prepared their answer to the proposed land swap between the West Central and Sioux Falls School Districts.

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South Dakota State University Receives $2.3 Million to Continue Sun Grant Program

South Dakota State University recently received $2.3 million from the United States Agriculture Department to continue its leadership of the Sun Grant Program.

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Mitchell Teacher Up for $1 Million Prize in Worldwide Competition

Julie Olsen from Second Chance High School in Mitchell will compete for Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize.

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