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Education Study Set

Education Study Set

An interim committee of the South Dakota legislature will again study education funding this summer. The committee holds their first meeting later this month in Pierre.

House Minority Leader Bernie Hunhoff of Yankton says with rapid turnover, its always a good topic to study…

Hunhoff says the study was an overwhelming choice of lawmakers….

Hunhoff says the committee should ask some questions as it begins the study… 

The first meeting will be June 19th.

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