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2017 SDEA/NEA Election

2/7/2017
SDEA/NEA Candidate Statements for the upcoming 2017 election.

RC school board criticized for closed-meeting decision

1/24/2017
The Rapid City school district's paraprofessionals are not going quietly.

Mitchell teacher honored with national education award

1/4/2017
The moment Amanda Christensen was announced the recipient of the $25,000 Milken Educator Award, her students surrounded her for a giant group hug

Sign the letter supporting public education

1/1/2017
Read our letter, then add your name to stand with us: These are our values, and I demand that our secretary of education and every elected official respect and uphold this vision for high-quality public schools for every single student...

Schools and students making progress

10/24/2016
President of the South Dakota Education Association, Mary McCorkle says the reports shows almost 70% of schools are progressing, with 5%...

STARS Lining Up for South Dakota Teachers, Students

10/14/2016
Mary McCorkle, president of the South Dakota Education Association, said it takes cooperation. "Everyone in the education community working...

Teachers rejoice as SD Senate passes sales-tax increase

3/14/2016
Pierre - South Dakota teachers on March 1 moved one giant step closer to significant pay raises, as the state...

What's Next for SD Teacher Pay?

3/14/2016
Pierre - Now that Gov. Dennis Daugaard has approved a package of laws to raise South Dakota's lowest-in-the-nation teacher pay, educators...

The Worst-Paid Teachers in America Are Actually Getting a Raise

3/14/2016
Pierre - Teachers in South Dakota are, on average, the worst paid educators in America, earning about...

State Legislature approves nearly $4.6 billion budget

3/11/2016
Pierre -The South Dakota Legislature approved a nearly $4.6 billion state budget Friday that includes a significant increase in education funding to pay teachers and provides more money for public employees and health care providers...