September 3, 2021

SD Civics, History Pilot Grants Awarded

PIERRE — The first round of recipients of Civics and History Initiative pilot grants have been announced. Funded projects highlight the sacrifices of WWII veterans, implement the We The People program, and expand the study of Native American culture using the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards.
• Vermillion High School, $17,160 — Enhance curriculum in high school history, literature, and Native American culture courses. Develop new high school course: Great Plains/SD History. F