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Aug 5, 2015 - 2:47 PM

Southeast Tech's LPN To RN Program Receives National Accreditation User Generated Content

Southeast Tech's LPN To RN Program Receives National Accreditation

Southeast Tech is pleased to announce that the LPN-RN Associate of Applied Science degree has received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, or ACEN. Receiving accreditation from a national accrediting body means that the program has met rigorous required standards; including, meeting criteria for the standards in the areas of mission and administration, faculty, students, curriculum, resources, and systematic program evaluation. The process took nearly three years to complete and was initiated when Southeast Tech introduced the LPN to RN degree.

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Aug 5, 2015 - 1:42 PM

7 USD Students Awarded Critical Teaching Needs ScholarshipsUser Generated Content

7 USD Students Awarded Critical Teaching Needs Scholarships

Seven University of South Dakota students have each been awarded $8,763 scholarships toward their pursuit of a teaching degree and commitment to become teachers in high-need areas after graduating. 

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Jun 25, 2015 - 1:54 PM

Donors Have Positive Effect on Mount Marty College Watertown TuitionUser Generated Content

Donors Have Positive Effect on Mount Marty College Watertown Tuition

During a press conference held at the Mount Marty College Watertown location on Thursday, June 25, Mount Marty College Interim President, Dr. Thomas Lorang, announced that the college has lowered the tuition rate by more than 25% at its Watertown location for the 2015-16 academic year.  According to Dr.

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Jun 25, 2015 - 1:52 PM

BHSU Nearly Doubles The Number Of International Partnerships With Latest Addition Of Nine Partnerships In AsiaUser Generated Content

BHSU Nearly Doubles The Number Of International Partnerships With Latest Addition Of Nine Partnerships In Asia

Black Hills State University nearly doubled the number of partnerships with international universities which could lead to increased numbers of international students at BHSU. The most recent partnerships are in China and South Korea. Representatives from BHSU including President Tom Jackson, Jr., and Dr.

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Jun 23, 2015 - 4:02 PM

Back-To-School Shopping Survey

Back-To-School Shopping Survey

A new survey says 29 percent plan to spend more money than last year.

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Jun 12, 2015 - 4:18 PM

Daugaard Announces Remaining Members Of Education Taskforce

Daugaard Announces Remaining Members Of Education Taskforce

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced the remaining members of a taskforce that will address problems in South Dakota's education system.

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Jun 5, 2015 - 6:30 PM

First Build Dakota Scholarships Given Out

First Build Dakota Scholarships Given Out

The first students to get the new Build Dakota Scholarships accepted them at Southeast Tech on Friday.

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May 29, 2015 - 8:57 AM

Rutland School District Residents To Vote Again On Opt Out

Rutland School District Residents To Vote Again On Opt Out

People in the Rutland school district will vote a second time on a proposed opt out of the state-imposed property tax freeze.

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Apr 23, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Education Majors In High Demand

Education Majors In High Demand

A task force reevaluating the education funding formula in South Dakota is beginning to gather information.

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Apr 10, 2015 - 4:59 PM

Why Future Teachers Say They Leave South Dakota

Why Future Teachers Say They Leave South Dakota

Not even scholarships are enough to keep new teachers from leaving South Dakota. A recent statewide study that said one-third of graduating teachers plan to leave the state.

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Apr 7, 2015 - 12:26 PM

Starbucks Wants To Help More Employees Earn Degrees

Starbucks Wants To Help More Employees Earn Degrees

Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers.

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Mar 23, 2015 - 6:13 PM

Rapid City School Board To Consider Tax Opt-Out

Rapid City School Board To Consider Tax Opt-Out

Already struggling to offer teacher pay that competes with other state schools, administrators in Rapid City say they are running out of places to cut to balance the budget. Next up is consideration of an opt-out of the state-imposed property tax freeze.

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Mar 18, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Tech Schools Prepare For Tuition Increase

Tech Schools Prepare For Tuition Increase

Students at South Dakota’s four technical institutes will be paying more in tuition and fees.

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