Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning schools and school districts in our service area about possible fake invoices for educational supplies. In the past few weeks, there has been a rush of complaints filed against “Scholastic School Supply” claiming to have either a Nevada or New Jersey address. Both addresses have turned out to be mail drops.
Representatives from three South Dakota education organizations have a proposal they say would increase teacher salaries and make the state more attractive to young educators.
The presentations will have facts and figures about everything from comparing state and federal funding in neighboring states to teacher salaries.
The first day of school is just one week away, and it is not just for students. This year, 156 new teachers will head classrooms in the Sioux Falls School District.
Many districts blame South Dakota's historically low teacher pay for the growing teacher shortage across the state. With the first day of class coming soon, many districts are scrambling to fill open positions.
Xcel Energy is giving Southeast Tech a $1,500 grant to fund three $500 educational scholarships for students.
Two votes are all that separated the Tea Area School District from giving students more space.
New research shows that U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students.
Officials in Pierre say the rejection of two bids for a major construction phase of a new elementary school won't have a significant impact in the timeline of the project.
Whether you want to be an engineer or a nurse, a college degree stands in the way of that dream.
As South Dakota's legislative session nears an end, educators are waiting to see how much money schools will get.
The college's board of trustees has voted to freeze 2014-2015 tuition and fees at this year's rates.
Does it pay to be a teacher in South Dakota? That's a hot topic in Pierre as lawmakers look at funding education.
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