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.


66° 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

No Sidewalks by SF School, Educators Try to Help

8/27/2014 10:00 PM

George McGovern may be the newest and the latest the Sioux Falls School District has to offer, but it is missing an old standard: sidewalks.

Full Story | Watch
USD Using Drone To Capture Images For Marketing

8/27/2014 6:26 AM

The University of South Dakota is taking to the air to capture video used in marketing the Vermillion campus.

Full Story
Active Kids Means Smart Kids

8/28/2014 6:19 PM

In a fun game of "Four-Square," these Harvey Dunn Elementary students can reap the benefits of physical activity throughout the school day.&...

Full Story | Watch
Students Celebrate Secretary's Birthday With Special Dance

8/29/2014 7:35 PM

It was a history lesson in music and fashion plus a celebration all in one.

Full Story
Move-In Day At Augustana

8/31/2014 5:30 PM

Elementary and high schools have already started classes in Sioux Falls, and later this week Augustana College will kick off the new school year too.

Full Story


Events