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Pre-K program shows results; state won’t fund it

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota is one of ten states that does not offer any state-funded early childhood education programs, and officials say that won’t change — even though an initiative offered in five preschools in Rapid City has shown to hel…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

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