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State Report Cards Are In: A Look at Sioux Falls School District

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- There are several highlights Sioux Falls Assistant Superintendent Dr. Teresa Boysen is excited to see on the Sioux Falls School District report card. The district’s average a-c-t score of 23 beats the state average of 22. The numbers also show students are improving on their learning. “English, Language arts, our students in reading we had growth over…

Harrisburg Voters Approve $40 Million Bond for School District Upgrades

Voters in Harrisburg passed a $40 million bond on Tuesday with approximately 85 percent approval from more than 1600 voters. Bond elections require a minimum of 60 percent to be approved. The passing of this bond election allows for the school district to build a new elementary school and an addition to the high school which will relieve pressure off of…

A New School Could Be Coming to Harrisburg, Bond Vote Next Week

HARRISBURG, S.D. — The Harrisburg School District is continuing to grow and nearing capacity. Next week district residents have the chance to vote for a bond that would build a new elementary school and add on to the high school. KDLT learns why this bond won’t affect voters’ pockets. Overcrowding is nothing new for the Harrisburg School District. “The major thing…

Wessington Springs Approve $3.5 Million Bond For Building Upgrades

Sixty-Two Percent Of Voters Favored The Bond Issue

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – Voters in the Wessington Springs school district have approved a $3.5 million bond issue for building upgrades, just two months after defeating a more expensive measure. Sixty-two percent of voters in Tuesday’s election favored the bond issue, which needed 60 percent approval to pass. The money will cover various improvements, from plumbing to electrical systems….

38 School Districts In Violation Of Teacher Pay Requirements

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Some South Dakota school districts face penalties for not following state requirements for using a portion of sales tax revenue to boost teacher pay. 38 districts violated either one or both of the requirements set by the state Legislature. South Dakota ranks lowest in the nation in average teacher salary. The accountability requirements are meant to…