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Other State Health Care Plans Better Than SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Public employees in South Dakota receive more valuable coverage than their privately- and federally-insured counterparts on average, but a new study says most other states in the nation have richer plans for their civil servants. The report by Pew Charitable Trust shows the richness of health care plans in each...
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Grant to Help Low-Income Students Take AP Tests

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Education is receiving more than $7,500 in an effort to help more low-income students take Advanced Placement exams. The Advanced Placement Test Fee Program aims to encourage historically underserved students to take the university-level tests and earn college credit for high school courses. The U.S....
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Stanley County Schools to Hold Open House Monday-New School Year Starts August 20

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stanley County Schools will hold the annual open house as a new school year gets underway next week.  The open house will be Monday, August 18 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Stanley County Superintendent Dan Martin says the evening gives parents a chance to see their children’s classroom...
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South Dakota’s DPS Secretary Selected as CSG Toll Fellow

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Secretary for the Department of Public Safety-Trevor Jones-is one of almost 50 policymakers from across the country chosen as a Council of State Governments’ Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2014.  This year’s class is made up of people from 35 states and Puerto Rico.  35...
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