User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


76° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Education

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

South Dakota School Districts Haven't Armed Staff

May 17, 2014, 11:02 AM

South Dakota School Districts Haven't Armed Staff
PIERRE, SD -

None of South Dakota's school districts has trained sentinels 10 months after a law allowing for it took effect.

State legislators passed the law in March 2013, a few months after the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

At least 33 states presented bill to authorize arming teachers or administrators, the National Conference of State Legislatures says. South Dakota is one of nine states that passed such a law.

Rep. Betty Olson co-sponsored the measure and says districts haven't used the policy because there hasn't been a school shooting recently. School administrators say they have not established a sentinel program because they don't see the need for a contentious policy.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View education

You may also like

Homan To Step Down At End Of Contract

8/22/2014 9:34 AM

Sioux Falls Schools will have a new leader after June 30, 2015.

Full Story
'Baby Got Class' Rap

8/21/2014 10:37 AM

As KELOLAND kids head back to class, we thought parents would enjoy this back to school rap.

Full Story
South Dakota Ranked 22nd In ACT Scores

8/20/2014 9:46 AM

South Dakota remained just above average among states on the ACT college entrance exam.

Full Story
Middle School Texting Concerns

8/19/2014 2:41 PM

If you have a middle school student at home who does a lot of texting, it may be time to sit them down for "the talk."

Full Story
Move-In Day For SDSU Students

8/22/2014 11:03 AM

All this week, we have been celebrating back to school in KELOLAND.  Soon, it will be college students turn to head back to the classroom.

Full Story


Events