Thursday, June 25, 2015

Studies: South Dakota lousy place for road trips, teachers

South Dakota comes in at #46 in WalletHub's 2015’s Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips.

A company representative told WNAX the state's attractions, road conditions, nightlife options, scenic byways, tourist attractions, cost of traveling, hotel affordability, gas prices and camping all suck.

Read more here.

Democratic former legislator, Kathy Tyler had this assessment of the Republican education task force:
Will something come of this taskforce to help our education system in South Dakota? The optimist in me says ‘yes,’ but there are a lot of people who have been around the block who aren’t putting a lot of faith in the process. To be a bit catty, it’s an election year next year, and any change would look good on campaign postcards. The governor doesn’t need to worry about re-election, so a tax increase might be in the works. [Kathy's Corner]
South Dakota is struggling to recruit teachers, too. Little wonder why.


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