A $242,000 grant from the South Dakota Department of Education will fund new equipment for students in the Rapid City Area School District studying in the Career and Technical Education Academics and Pathways Program.
For the past two school years, federal COVID-19 funding covered the cost of breakfast and lunch for every student in the Rapid City Area School District. With that funding now gone, the district has decided to continue feeding every student — even if it has no money in its lunch account.
Rapid City’s population growth is contributing to an emerging trend in education. New and longtime residents increasingly want personalized, interactive learning that fits their children’s unique needs and abilities.
SIOUX FALLS — Dozens of teachers in Harrisburg, Tea and Sioux Falls stood outside of their school buildings in the cold part of Wednesday morning before the bells rang, holding signs with messages like “Where’s the South Dakota history?” and “Age-appropriate learning for our students.”
BOX ELDER — As the state considers revised social studies standards, the Douglas Board of Education discussed concerns with both the content and review methods at its regular board meeting Monday evening.
Joleen Ericks is guided by faith, both in marriage and raising her family.
Local kids and teens who gather to play chess on Monday afternoons know they’re having fun. They’re gaining a pastime they can play all their lives, and they’re learning vital real-world skills they’ll use away from their chess boards.
Scrubs Camp wasn't just a chance to teach high school students about health care professions for Kiara Rath Tuesday.
A former senior advisor and policy director for Gov. Kristi Noem is still in Pierre and gearing up to make political waves in a more grassroots way.
BOX ELDER — Douglas High School joined a global network Friday afternoon as the only school in South Dakota, and one of only 14 in the United States, to be admitted to the international PASCH network — a global network of schools that place a high value on learning about Germany.
Rapid City Central High School is one of 51 schools across the nation that will present the first full-length Broadway version of Disney's "Frozen" before 2024.
Thousands of schoolchildren across South Dakota are facing new barriers to getting proper nutrition at school due to the end of a pandemic-era federal program that provided free meals to all students regardless of parental income.
A Douglas School District bus filled with 47 students was involved in a crash Tuesday after the bus driver failed to yield at an intersection in Box Elder.
Rapid City Area Schools' Board of Education will discuss the first readings of policies on class size, independent study and the grading system Tuesday night, along with two change orders for various buildings and the South Middle School new facility.
Rapid City High School was one of several schools in South Dakota and across the Midwest where an individual called law enforcement for a report of an active shooter Thursday morning.
Fifth grade was, to some extent, life-changing for Kerry Beyer.
The Douglas School District Board of Education received fall academic progress reports at its regular board meeting Tuesday evening, showing a slow, yet steady, climb upward from previous years.
Painting over graffiti in north Rapid City is more than community service for Julius Morris. It's a step toward his goal of becoming a sheriff's deputy and changing the minds of the younger generation.
PIERRE — South Dakota students and families can access a new, online tutoring program, staffed by college students who are preparing to become teachers. The Dakota Dreams Online Tutoring Program offers free online tutoring to K-12 students across the state.
The Rapid City Area Schools Board of Education will sell three of five book titles previously slated for destruction after a Tuesday vote.
Three book titles at Rapid City Area Schools that were once slated for destruction will now be sold to a book buyer, if the RCAS Board of Education approves the action Tuesday night.
Brenda Murphey may only get to look at her most impactful project at South Middle School for the next two years as the school builds its new building.
A partnership between the Douglas School District and the city of Box Elder has provided students the opportunity to take their art outside the classroom.
The Douglas Schools Board of Education focused on future growth at its regular meeting Monday evening, hearing a presentation on district demographics.
Three seniors at Rapid City's St. Thomas More High School will have to wait until January to see if they are finalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Amidst the South Dakota wind, Dr. Jim Rankin rededicated the M Hill monument on "M Day" Friday in front of South Dakota Mines students, faculty and alumni.
Residents of the West Boulevard Neighborhood Association voiced concerns Thursday over any future plans to potentially close Wilson Elementary School, but understand the age and deteriorating condition of the building leave few options open.
Lori Ruthford went from grading her teddy bears’ assignments to going into her 38th year teaching students at West Middle School.
South Dakota teachers and school administrators overwhelmingly voiced opposition on Monday to Gov. Kristi Noem's proposed standards for social studies in public schools, saying the proposal saddles them with expanding and unwieldy criteria to cover in classrooms but fails to teach students t…