Education

Thu
22
Jan

Miss South Carolina Visits S.C. School to Highlight Anti-Littering Efforts

Miss South Carolina

Students play a key role in making South Carolina litter-free and in growing the state’s recycling efforts, Miss South Carolina, Lanie Hudson, told a group of students at Irmo Middle School on January 21.

Thu
15
Jan

Clemson’s DEN gives Student Innovation a Chance to Shine

start-up

In an article originally published by The State, technology and entrepreneurship have combined to create a new program at Clemson University’s Department of Engineering and Science.

Thu
08
Jan

Harlem Globetrotter Brings "ABCs of Bullying Prevention"

Harlem Globetrotters

Students at one Lexington-Richland District Five school received a surprise visit from a basketball star, along with an important message about ways to prevent bullying.

Fri
12
Dec

Clemson University Takes a Hard Look at Sports Concussions

Sports Injuries

Concussions have become a common topic of discourse within the sports community and beyond.

Thu
04
Dec

College Courses to Teach Beer Brewing in South Carolina

craft beer

Breweries are popping up all over the United States and in South Carolina, it’s no different. Growth is so good, in fact, that college courses in brewing and brewery operations will soon be available in South Carolina.

Tue
02
Dec

The Rush to Replace Common Core Met with Disarray

Classroom

The panel to approve new education standards in South Carolina met on Monday, leaving the state's newest proposal in disarray. Earlier this year, the General Assembly passed legislation pushing the end of Common Core standards.

Thu
27
Nov

IBM, Fluor Partner with USC to Form Center for Applied Innovation

IBM and USC

IBM, Fluor Corporation and the University of South Carolina announced plans for the development of the Center for Applied Innovation on Friday, Nov. 21, according to a story from the Columbia Regional Business Report.

Thu
20
Nov

New Recommendations Out to Strengthen Early Childhood Education

The Children’s Trust of South Carolina, the Institute for Child Success, and the United Way of South Carolina made several recommendations this week on ways the state can improve early childhood education. The report focused on three areas – early care and education, strong family support, and investment and accountability.

Thu
13
Nov

S.C. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of the State’s Poorest Students

classroom

In a landmark decision for South Carolina schools, the S.C. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the state has failed to provide a “minimally adequate” education to students in poor and often rural areas.

Thu
06
Nov

Students Turn Trash into Treasure to Highlight the Importance of Recycling

rethink

Empty French-fry containers, cardboard boxes and disposable plastic bottles are items commonly discarded after one single use. But students in Lexington-Richland School District Five are finding a use for these and other items – all while highlighting the importance of recycling and environmental conservation.

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