Education

Enrollment Up Slightly At South Dakota Public Universities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Board of Regents says fall enrollment at the state's six public universities increased slightly compared to last year, up a third of one percent. The total number of students at the six universities…

Community Gathers for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  The sidewalk of 8th and railroad and throughout Falls Park was lit up in purple as community members and loved ones walked in honor of those battling Alzheimer’s disease.…

South Dakota Tech Schools Get Funding For New Equipment

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota's four technical institutes are receiving more than $860,000 in funding to purchase up-to-date equipment to ensure students are properly trained for today's workforce. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced the funding Thursday for equipment needs in…

Tri-Valley School District Walks Back Offer

COLTON, S.D. - A letter sent out by the Tri-Valley School District is creating some backlash. The district invited home-school students to attend school in the district for one day, Sept. 29. In the letter, Superintendent Mike Lomdel said school…

Healthcare Officials Celebrate Simulation Week and Its Impact

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- This week health care professionals across the world are in the spotlight for Simulation Week. It’s designed to showcase the training professionals undergo to improve safety and efficiency in patient care. “They are life like, they are realistic,…

More Students Taking, Scoring Well on ACT

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota saw a significant increase in the percentage of graduating seniors who took the ACT in 2017, while the state’s average composite score remained above the national average and down slightly from 2016. South Dakota’s average…

Future of USD Law School To Be Decided At Next Meeting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D- All summer, a relocation task force has been looking into a potential move for University of South Dakota’s Law School from Vermillion to Sioux Falls. That discussion continued today in Sioux Falls with the task force looking west…

Getting Ready For The School Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Labor Day weekend is coming to a close, which means summer is officially over for Sioux Falls students. Tuesday is the first day of school,…

Morningside College To Cut Some Programs, Staff Positions

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Officials say Morningside College in Sioux City plans to eliminate some degree programs. Majors and minors will be phased out in several subject areas, including music, philosophy, physics and theater. The programs have few students…

Discovery Of Bat Colony To Delay Start Of Iowa School

GEORGE, Iowa (AP) - The start of the school year at one northwestern Iowa school district has been delayed after a colony of bats was discovered in a second-floor high school office. George-Little Rock superintendent John Eyerly tells the Sioux…

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