Governor Questions Regents Desire For “Needs Based” Program To Defer Education Costs

(WNAX) — Helping students pay for higher education will be an issue in the 2018 South Dakota legislature. There are already “Build Dakota” scholarships to pay for technical schools, and the Board of Regents is talking about a needs based program.  Governor Dennis Daugaard says a needs based program may not get the desired results…

Daugaard says the tech school program has some specific goals…

Daugaard says the state now has thousands of people looking for work, and almost the same number of open jobs…

Daugaard says that calls for more technical and skills based training.