Here, as the State Legislature’s Long Range Planning Committee was told. An excerpt:
One school district where the gaps are getting smaller is Timber Lake. LuAnn Lindskov, who lives at Isabel, was selected last week as South Dakota teacher of the year for 2014. She is a math and science teacher at Timber Lake. Her work links students with physicists and students around the world in collection of cosmic radiation data.
“We know the teachers can make all of the difference,” Schopp said. “We see there are bright spots like that … Where we see it’s working, we have to learn.”