Local

Common Core To Be Debated

Photo: clipart.com

Common Core To Be Debated

While South Dakota legislators will have the usual debate this year over school funding, they will also talk about policy.

Senator Bill Van Gerpen of Tyndall says he expects to hear a lot about Common Core educational standards…

 

Van Gerpen says changes under Common Core concern him…

 

Van Gerpen says they probably can’t go back, but may be able to slow the full roll out of the standards…

 

Common Core standards were developed by a majority of states to make sure students across the country are achieving at a higher level.

 

Recent Headlines

in National

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight

virgin

A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has crashed.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP15711298271

A look back on some of the biggest newsmakers this week.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle, National

Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

walmart

Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

in Local

District 17 Candidates Discuss Workforce Development

vote

As several industries in communities throughout the state struggle to fill skilled positions, workforce development has gained increased attention in…

in National

Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

gas

Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.