Pre-K

Steve Munsen

In The Moment ... October 1, 2019 Show 670 Hour 2

SDPB has been talking preschool education for more than a month now, looking into funding, standards of excellence, and accessibility. You can find all our coverage on our website at listen.sdpb.org.

Today we're visiting with parents like Dyanis Conrad Popova who have had to navigate preschool and early learning in South Dakota.

  Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well

SDPB

In The Moment ... October 1, 2019 Show 670 Hour 2

SDPB has been discussing preschool education for more than a month. In The Moment has been looking into funding, standards of excellence, and accessibility. You can find all of our coverage on our website, listen.sdpb.org.

Jennifer Keintz is a preschool parent. She talks about navigating preschool and early learning.

  Education and healthcare reporting on SDPB is supported by Regional Health, helping patients and communities live well

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 23, 2019 Show 664 Hour 2

Now in its second year, the Hope Coalition is a collaborative effort to help families in need afford quality preschool education.

Sioux Falls Hope Coalition executive director Randell Beck, Sioux Falls Boys and Girls Club executive director Rebecca Wimmer, and Hope Coalition Board Chair Rich Merkouris, discuss potential solutions to Pre-K education in South Dakota where it doesn't receive state funding. 

News: Sep 14 - 20

Sep 20, 2019
SDPB

Welcome to this week’s news podcast. This week you’ll hear about The Oglala Lakota Tribe becoming the first in the region to pass laws adding protections for LGBT people, House Minority Whip Erin Healy and House Speaker Steve Haugaard join us to talk pre-k, the Political Junkies discuss STAR Academy and more.

South Dakota State University

In The Moment ... September 18, 2019 Show 661 Hour 1

As we continue our month-long coverage of Pre-K in South Dakota, Mary Bowne and Carolyn Kippes, MD, join us to discuss Pre-K from a healthcare and education research perspective.

Dr. Bowne, Ph.D., is a professor at South Dakota State University who specializes in early childhood education and human development. Dr. Kippes, MD, specializes in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... September 16, 2019 Show 659 Hour 2

In February, the South Dakota Legislature killed a bill that would have established a committee to study South Dakota's pre-kindergarten programs.