Gov. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., on Monday directed South Dakota’s Department of Education to delay changes to the state’s social studies standards up to one year to allow for more public input.
“The Department of Education changed the working group’s recommendations to the social studies standards significantly, but it is clear to me that there needs to be more public input to bring greater balance and emphasis on our nation’s true and honest history,” Noem said in a statement.
“Following public feedback from several constituencies, it is clear there is more work to be done to get this right.”
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