News

Common Core Debate Heats Up

Common Core Debate Heats Up

Photo: clipart.com

South Dakota legislators will get a healthy dose of debate over the “Common Core” education standards this session.

Representative Jim Bolin of Canton has been very vocal in his opposition to the standards, and believes more people share that position…

 

Some of the standards are already being implemented by school districts. Bolin says they probably can’t roll them back at this point…

 

Bolin says he believes that state has had sufficient standards…

Recent Headlines

in Local

No Special Session for South Dakota Education

Dennis Daugaard 60914

The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

in Local

Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

gov

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

in Local

Historical Sites Eligible for Restoration Funding Assistance

money 20

Private, public, and non-profit land owners are invited to apply for grants through the Deadwood Fund program.

in Local

Keystone XL Groundwork Continues

CKnB1U-WwAEO4XD

The groundwork is still under way as Trans Canada waits for final approvals of its plans to build the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

in Local

South Dakota Congresswoman Against Iran Nuclear Deal

Kristi Noem

As members of Congress continue to scrutinize and debate the nuclear deal struck with Iran, South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem is in clear opposition to the deal.