FEB 22, 2017  SDPB Radio

In The Moment… February 22, 2017 Show 035 Hour 2

This week’s Dakota Political Junkies are Madison Daily Leader publisher Jon Hunter and Rapid City Journal enterprise reporter Seth Tupper.

  • This segment starts at the beginning.

Truancy is an evolving issue in South Dakota’s schools. Local lawmakers are working to pass legislation to change state law regarding penalties for being out of school… and school leaders are using every tool they can find to convince kids to class. A snapshot from schools offers a glimpse into the major themes that challenge consistent attendance… and what educators are doing about it.

This segment starts at 16:35.

Wilson Kubwayo graduated from the Sioux Falls School District. At age 13, he was a refugee who came to the United States from Africa. Kubwayo made the decision to commit to attending school every day.

  • This segment starts at 23:40.

Dr. Jason Daniels, Black Hills State University

Born in the small African country, Burundi, Wilson Kubwayo is now an inspirational speaker and talks to diverse audiences about his theme, “Climbing the Walls of Greatness: How to live life to your fullest potential.”

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