Education

Student Stabbed In SDSU Dorm Room

BROOKINGS, S.D. - South Dakota State University officials say a student was stabbed on campus over the weekend and had to be airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital. The…

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin Named President Of Augustana University

SIOUX FALLS - Augustana University today introduced former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th President. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a…

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin To Be Augustana's 24th President

SIOUX FALLS - Augustana University will introduce former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search,…

South Dakota Bill Leaves Evolution Skepticism Up To Teachers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change. A House committee on Wednesday is set to consider…

More Teachers Retiring than Recruited

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) - Statistics from the South Dakota Department of Education show that the state's teachers are nearing retirement at a faster pace than first-year teachers are being recruited. Some educators are wondering if the South Dakota Legislature's 2016…

SD Lawmakers Deny Home-School Activity Bill

SIOUX FALLS - South Dakota lawmakers defeated a bill Monday that would have expanded extra curricular opportunities for home-school students but lawmakers say the cause has another shot. The bill would have allowed home school students to participate in extracurricular…

USF Announces Dr. Brett Bradfield As New University President

SIOUX FALLS - After about seven months of searching, the University of Sioux Falls found its new President and he was already on campus. USF announced that Doctor Brett Bradfield will serve as the University's 23rd President. Bradfield joined the…

South Dakota Senate Panel Approves Science Instruction Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A Senate panel has approved a bill that says teachers can't be prohibited from discussing the strengths and weaknesses of scientific information on issues such as climate change and evolution during classes. The Senate Education Committee…

Working With Da Vinci To Be Better Surgeons

  With three to four arms, small pincers and a high definition camera, this machine looks like something out of a science fiction movie. But it's actually helping doctors save patients lives…

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