2017 SDEA/NEA Election

SDEA/NEA Candidate Statements for the upcoming 2017 election.

RC school board criticized for closed-meeting decision

The Rapid City school district's paraprofessionals are not going quietly.

Mitchell teacher honored with national education award

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

State Legislature approves nearly $4.6 billion budget

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...