South Dakota

A Snapshot of Accelerated Learning Efforts in Region 11 States

By Erin A. Chaparro, Haley E. Johnson, Dylan Kriescher, and Brad Rentz Most educators are aware of the steep decline in student performance levels due to the pandemic. They have either observed the skill deficits in their schools or read the most recent results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report, which details declines in

2023-08-28T16:26:59+00:00August 28th, 2023|Blog|

Impact Story: Relighting the Fires for Standards Implementation in South Dakota

Have you ever wanted to accomplish a task but couldn’t find much guidance on how to successfully achieve it? This was the problem many schools and educators were experiencing in South Dakota. Five years ago, the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards (OSEUS) were approved by the State Board of Education based on legislation passed

2024-04-16T15:43:58+00:00April 24th, 2023|Blog, South Dakota|

Voices From the Region: An Interview with Fred Osborn from SD’s Office of Indian Education

Voices from the Region spotlights stakeholders in Region 11 and their work to improve educational opportunities and outcomes. R11CC is privileged to collaborate with and share the insights of Fred Osborn, director of the Office of Indian Education at the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations. This interview was featured in the R11CC Winter-Spring 2023

2023-01-31T22:22:05+00:00January 30th, 2023|Blog|