I’m going to tie Education and Jobs Development together, because I think they belong together.
Education first. We need to fully fund the State Aid to Education formula. We need to fund Pre K education. Numerous studies show the benefit of quality early education.
We need to find ways to strengthen our University and Tech Education Systems.
Our students need to be nimble to adapt to the constant changes and to find meaningful and rewarding jobs, hopefully in South Dakota.
The business, manufacturing, medical, agricultural, and other job creators in our state need to work closely with the Education Sector.
In the era of COVID, we are learning new ways to do work and commerce.
Our state government needs to be a leader in opening up possibilities and removing road blocks, so that our citizens and our businesses can succeed.