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In The Moment: Sliding Back To The Bottom In Teacher Compensation


We talk with journalist Chris Vondracek about his coverage of three U.S. Marshals Service officials facing criminal obstruction of justice and contempt of court charges in South Dakota. The genesis of the case is one deputy marshal's refusal to reveal her vaccination status.

Richard Two Bulls talks about the 53rd Art Show at the Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School which runs through August 15. He also talks about the addition to a SDPB boutique studio at the school and what that means moving forward.

South Dakota has fallen, once again, to 50th in rankings for average teacher pay across the nation. We explore the history and intentions of the Blue Ribbon Task Force with original co-chairs Deb Soholt and Jacqueline Sly.

Derrick Robinson, assistant professor of educational leadership at the University of Memphis, shares his thoughts on race relations and history ahead of Juneteenth.

Erik Helland talks about peonies in this week's South Dakota Home Garden.

Make Music Black Hills celebrates the longest day of the year with free concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks.

Chris is a producer for In the Moment.
Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Steven is a producer for In the Moment.