Education

Brandon Valley School Bond Election

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Residents in the Brandon Valley School District were encouraged today to vote on a $17 million bond. The new Sparta Elementary School would be located at East 41st Street and South Sparta Avenue on the east…

Public High School Planned on Pine Ridge Reservation

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and Oglala Lakota County school officials plan to partner on building the first local public high school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Noem said Thursday that building a career and…

Sioux Falls School District Looking for Substitute Teachers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sioux Falls School District is looking for people interested in becoming substitute teachers. Right now, the district is short 250 subs. The positions need to be filled by late fall. It is preferred that substitute…

Back-to-School in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - It's a day that needs no reminder: the first day of school. From new programs to safety reminders, KDLT News talked a number of topics with district officials this morning. For the interviews, see below. [field59_video…

Back-to-School Mental Health Awareness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Many students might be excited about heading back to school but others could really be struggling. Especially those heading into high school. "There's always going to…

What a Four-Day School Week Looks Like

MARION, S.D.- More and more schools are considering switching to a four day week. In South Dakota, 34 of the 149 school districts have already made the change according to the South Dakota…

Iowa Board Decides to Require Seat Belts on School Buses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa State Board of Education has adopted new rules that would require lap-shoulder seat belts on all new buses bought by school districts and state-accredited nonpublic schools. The administrative rules adopted Thursday are still…

Teachers Swap Meet Makes Classroom Shopping Easy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D - It's still July and kids are soaking up the last few weeks of summer. Teachers, however, are already gearing up. Teachers are passionate, but keeping the classroom stocked and become…

Feds Find Potential Fraud in Student Loan Repayment Plans

A federal watchdog agency says thousands of student loan borrowers may be getting their monthly payments lowered by lying about income and family size. The Government Accountability Office issued a report Thursday finding potential fraud in the Education Department's income-driven…

Iowa Universities Plan Steps to Handle Budget Realities

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The University of Northern Iowa and University of Iowa are identifying areas that could be trimmed to handle revenue limitations. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that officials say in budget documents sent to the Iowa…

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