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Eligible families may apply for free or reduced-price meal programs for school year 2022-23
Child and Adult Nutrition Services in the South Dakota Department of Education announces income eligibility guidelines for free milk and free and reduced-price meals.

464 students awarded the Build Dakota Scholarship for the 2022-23 school year
The eighth cohort of Build Dakota Scholarship Fund students will begin classes this month, helping to fill the gap of essential workforce needs for South Dakota.

State Historical Society offers property tax moratorium
South Dakota State Historical Society officials remind property owners that Nov. 1 is the deadline to apply for the state property tax moratorium.

Board of Education Standards meeting postponed
The next meeting of the South Dakota Board of Education Standards has been postponed and a new meeting date will be announced soon.

Seven students receive Hagen-Harvey scholarships
Seven students have received Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey Memorial State scholarships. This scholarship program provides up to $6,000 over four years for study at a public or non-public accredited university, college, or technical college located in South Dakota to enrolled members of American Indian tribes.

Grant funds seven out-of-school time programs
A total of seven 21st Century Community Learning Center grants have been awarded to provide funding for academic enrichment opportunities for students. This year’s grant recipients join 32 existing grant recipients.

August State Historical Society “History Talks” examines “After Populism”
The upcoming monthly South Dakota State Historical Society history talks program will feature life in the Northern plains in the early twentieth century.

New Historical Society Book Explores Left-Wing Farm Movements
The latest book published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press explores the activism of left-wing agricultural groups on the Great Plains.

Historical Society Book Selected for Office of Indian Education Initiative
"Muskrat and Skunk/Sinkpe na Maka,” a bilingual Lakota-English illustrated children’s book published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press, has been selected as one of six BookMark Initiative recommended books by the South Dakota Office of Indian Education.

Fall Deadwood Fund Grant Applications Available
Applications for the next round of the Deadwood Fund grant program through the South Dakota State Historical Society are now available.

South Dakota again receives highest ratings under IDEA
South Dakota has received the highest rating possible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, for both Parts B and C for the most recent reporting year of federal fiscal year 2020. The state is one of only 15 across the country to meet the requirements and purposes of IDEA under both Parts B and C, according to information released recently from the U.S. Department of Education.

July State Historical Society “History Talks” features biography of Gov. Joe Foss
Sioux Falls artist Hector Curriel will discuss his new book on Gov. Joe Foss at a free virtual “History Talks” presentation on July 7.