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Staffing shortages hitting schools big and small | Aug 31


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Each day, SDPB brings you statewide news coverage. We then compile those stories into a daily podcast.

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On today's update...

U.S. House of Representative Dusty Johnson believes the plan for student loan forgiveness presented by President Joe Biden is not good for Americans.

Bipartisanlegislation to research and help manage chronic wasting disease has passed the House and waits for a vote in the Senate.

Students are back in the classroom in many school districts, but there are issues to address. One of the most important - hiring enough teachers.

Bird flu has returned to the Midwest earlier than authorities expected after a lull of several months. Officials say the highly pathogenic disease was detected in a commercial turkey flock in western Minnesota's Meeker County.

South Dakota State University is partnering with three hospitals to expand the state’s public health and respiratory therapy workforce. BreatheSD will set up rotating clinical schedules for SDSU respiratory care students.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.