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South Dakota lawmakers will hear the conclusions of a study committee on teacher shortages when the 2014 legislative session begins Jan. 7. (AP photo)

Legislature to debate whether SD suffers teacher shortage

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PIERRE — The Legislature will debate this year whether South Dakota has a teacher shortage.

A legislative study committee filed a resolution that concludes “teachers are in short supply in this state, and that school districts of all sizes are now struggling to retain qualified teachers and to fill teacher vacancies.”


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