Education

National University to Become Sanford National University

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota billionaire philanthropist T. Denny Sanford will have San Diego-based National University renamed in his honor. Sanford and the university announced Tuesday the school will be renamed Sanford National University. A formal launch is…

Camp For Aspiring Young Tech Gurus

SIOUX FALLS, S.D - It seems Sioux Falls has a ton of science loving kids, and Hack Sioux Falls gave them opportunities. "I think maybe be an astronomer," says participant Trey Swanstrom. "I…

Fall Enrollment Down at 5 of 6 Public State Universities

PIERRE, S.D. – Fall enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities is down 3 percent in full-time equivalent students, the South Dakota Board of Regents reported today. The number of full-time equivalent students for the Fall 2019 term—based on total…

USD President Puts Priority on Dakota's Promise Scholarships

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring says establishing a "Dakota's Promise" scholarship for qualifying university students will once again be a priority for the school. In her annual State of the University address on Thursday,…

Local School Moves Towards Modern Classroom Layout

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  More schools are moving away from the traditional classroom look and taking on a more modern layout. In the high school classrooms at Sioux Falls Christian Schools, they’ve created what…

Governor Noem Launches Week of Work Program for Students

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Governor Kristi Noem visited Sioux Falls on Monday to launch the South Dakota Week of Work program. It's an event that allows 10th-grade students to explore different career opportunities within their community through job shadows, industry…

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…

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