, with a coalition of community, business and state leaders, SDEA members passed historic legislation
that created a dedicated revenue source to raise teacher salaries across the state. The passage of the half-penny sales tax allowed our local education associations to negotiate significant raises for our teachers
; something many said would never happen!
South Dakota's teachers' salaries are finally out of last place…we accomplished this together…just think of what we can do next!
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