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Editorial: Closure of Si Tanka campus a 'shame'

"There still is a chance Si Tanka University could survive, although as a dramatically changed entity - separate accreditation for the Eagle Butte and Huron campuses, and that alone will create additional challenges.

So where does that leave the 191 employees and 775 students? Still up in the air, even if a deal is reached with the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Indian Education.

That's a shame.

It's a shame because of the doubt.

It's a shame because of the effect, if the schools close, and that would happen. Both campuses would close if there's no deal. Not just one.

Loss of jobs. Loss of options for students. Loss of a dream of creating a national Indian university."

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Editorial: Learn Si Tanka's lessons (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 3/11)

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