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Feds study after-school programming at Pine Ridge school

December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) Representatives from a New York-based consulting firm visited a school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as part of a U.S. Department of Education research study examining after-school and summer programming.
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Sioux Falls woman named national Afterschool Ambassador

September 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Afterschool Alliance this week announced that Heather DeWit, director of childcare and education for Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, in Sioux Falls, has been selected to serve as a 2012-2013 Afterschool Ambassador. Continue Reading

Agencies work to get kids outside with grant program

April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department and the state Department of Health recently teamed up in an effort to increase the amount of time children in after-school programs spend outdoors. Continue Reading

SD needs to put money where its heart is on children, coalition says

April 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

During Gov. Bill Janklow’s second eight-year run, he instituted a series of after-school programs that included funding. Those dollars dried up during Gov. Mike Rounds’ administration and have not been replaced. Continue Reading

National after-school event will be observed Saturday at Palace

October 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic

A highlight of South Dakota’s second annual Lights On Afterschool observance scheduled for Saturday will be a 5:30 p.m. lighting ceremony at the Corn Palace.
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Rec Center offers free, organized activities for Mitchell children

September 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Calvin Hegg may only be 10, but he’s an old hand at knowing where to find fun after school.
Hegg is one of dozens of kids who go to the Mitchell Recreation Center to run, jump and throw.
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