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Crow Creek Sioux Tribe's schools falling apart

Students on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota attend schools that have been rated as a threat to life.

The high school on the reservation is considered one of the worst. The gym has been condemned, the walls are crumbling and main building is held up by a brace.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs says the gym is unsafe but kids have nowhere else to go and teachers have nowhere else to hold P.E. classes. The tribe cannot use the facility for any home basketball games..

The school is on the BIA's priority construction list and needs $2.5 million in repairs.

Get the Story:
Crow Creek's Crisis (KELOLAND 11/15)

Relevant Links:
Office of Indian Education Programs, BIA -

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