South Dakota Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh-In on K-12 Education

Shane Vander Hart takes a look at where South Dakota’s leading gubernatorial candidates: State Senate Minority Leader Billie Sutton (D-Burke), Congresswoman Kristie Noem (R-SD), and South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley (R) stand on issues related to K-12 education.

South Dakota’s New Standards Are a Rebrand

South Dakota Secretary of Education Don Kirkegaard said, “Common Core standards in South Dakota are officially gone.” That is a misleading statement at best.

South Dakota Adopts New Standards, Media Reports Zero Interest From General Public

The South Dakota Board of Education Standards adopted new academic standards in subjects such as math and ELA after no public comment during their last four public meetings held at 9:00a in various parts of the state.

South Dakota Senate Follows SD House: Abolish the U.S. Dept. of Education

The South Dakota Senate voted yesterday 19-15 to pass HCR 1003 a resolution that calls on Congress to abolish the U.S. Department of Education.