Education News in Brief


November 14, 2017 1 min read

Don Kirkegaard, the schools superintendent of the Meade County, S.D., district, has been appointed South Dakota’s secretary of education.

He replaces Melody Schopp, who resigned last month after six years in office. Kirkegaard is currently the president of the state’s board of education.

A version of this article appeared in the November 15, 2017 edition of Education Week as Transition