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Under the South Dakota Constitution, the Board of Regents is responsible for post-secondary educational institutions funded entirely or in part by the state. Under this constitutional amendment our state's four post-secondary technical institutes may consider evolving from their existing status as part of the state's k-12th grade system toward a dedicated and independent system. South Dakota Public Broadcasting visited with those for and against the the issue including our South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley. t South Dakota Focus constitutional Amendment R CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT R RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS.

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