and thus governor daugard in his state adress revealed his play to deal with south dakota giving teachers a much long over due raise saying its time to end the cycle of south dakota being dead last. for the next generation. his plan to get teachers a raise involves raising the penny sales tax a cent and let schools use the extra money for teachers raises. which the tax raise itsself is going to be a hard sell to legislatures. not to mention some are now screaming that they are hesitant to go with the governors plan for they think the schools if given the extra money would not use the funds as intended as a raise for teachers but for every thing else. as daugards plan to get teachers a much over due pay raise and also so some other state can now be dead last in education and teachers pay instead of south dakota. a penny sales tax raise. to fund the raise for teachers. hard sell.