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April 10, 2013
Parents: Help kids ace tests this week
Mitchell High School will administer the required national and state assessment test, Dakota STEP, today through Friday. Only juniors will take the test at the high school level. When the tests are scored, students will be grouped according to four ability levels: Advanced, Proficient,...
life / local
April 10, 2013 - 5:13am
April 2, 2013
New GED test to be released in 2014
PIERRE -- A new general educational development (GED) test will be released Jan. 2, 2014, by the national GED Testing Service. The current version of the GED test expires Dec. 31, 2013. All scores will expire if the tester has not taken and has not passed all five required tests...
life / news
April 2, 2013 - 9:49pm
April 1, 2013
Sioux Falls students can't use computers for tests
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Sioux Falls School District is spending millions of dollars on Google Chromebooks and Apple iPads, but students won't be able to use them to take standardized tests next year. School officials said the $7 million purchase was motivated in part by the state's...
news / state
April 1, 2013 - 1:28pm
March 6, 2013
ACT prep course scheduled in Wagner
WAGNER -- The 2013 Wagner ACT Prep Course, open to all high school juniors and seniors, will be held evenings on March 18, 21, 25, 26 and April 2 and the morning of April 6. Students participate in intense instruction, discussion, test strategy application and test practice,...
March 6, 2013 - 6:57am
December 13, 2012
Online remedial program could help SD's college-bound students
SPEARFISH -- The percentage of state university students who failed all four parts of South Dakota's sophomore proficiency examinations ticked upward last academic year. The 11.2 percent was the worst performance in at least five years. The state Board of Regents, whose members...
news / state / college
December 13, 2012 - 12:23pm
November 30, 2012
Brookings ag lab celebrates 1-year anniversary
BROOKINGS (AP) -- South Dakota's newest agricultural testing laboratory is celebrating its one-year anniversary. South Dakota Agricultural Laboratories LLC scheduled an open house on Friday in Brookings. Owner Regina Wixon says the lab employs more than 10 people, many of them key...
news / state / business
November 30, 2012 - 10:30am
August 22, 2012
SD average ACT score remains unchanged
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota students' average score on the ACT college-entrance test remained unchanged this year, but still above the national average. The state Education Department reports that 81 percent of South Dakota's graduating high school seniors took the ACT. The average...
news / state
August 22, 2012 - 1:06pm
August 4, 2012
Unsafe bacteria found in 6 of 11 hotel pools, spas
At the Days Inn and Comfort Inn & Suites in Mitchell, maintenance workers sample the pool and hot tub water each morning. Lifeguards do another test each evening to see if treatment is needed overnight. "At our pools, because of the water slides and other equipment, they get...
life / news / state
August 4, 2012 - 7:03am