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Rep. Sly Explains Some Reasons For Low Teacher Pay In S.D.

Photo by Victoria Wicks

At the first Rapid City crackerbarrel of the 2015 legislative session, held this weekend, Representative Jacqueline Sly examined the reasons behind South Dakota’s low teacher pay. She says school districts are keeping money in reserve that should be used for salaries. But a fellow legislator says the state needs to do more.

Credit Photo by Victoria Wicks
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Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She Retired from this position in March 2023.