Education

Thu
02
Apr

New State Testing Proves a Point of Contention for Some S.C. Parents

testing

It can be argued that South Carolina education bas been somewhat in a state of flux.

Tue
31
Mar

S.C. Military-Connected Students Show High Achievement on State Assessments

Military Connected Students

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) released a report in mid-March that examines the performance of military-connected children - children who have at least one parent or guardian who is connected to the Un

Mon
16
Mar

Schools using Skype, Other Tech Tools to Bring Homebound Students into the Classroom

When Dutch Fork Middle School student Emmey Harris was injured in a horseback-riding accident that left her homebound, students and teachers at the school came up with a plan to bring the classroom to her.

Wed
04
Mar

[VIDEO] Dillon Middle School's Reading Program Creating Success for All

Dillon Middle School

When Dillon Middle School won a $2.1 million federal School Improvement Grant in 2009, they launched an intensive, research-proven reading program called Success for All.

Wed
25
Feb

Changes in How Students are Tested in South Carolina

education

This podcast features Dana Yow, communications director for the state’s Education Oversight Committee. She explains standardized testing changes that will affect the vast majority of public school students in the state and touches on other topics, including the ongoing revisions to academic standards.

Tue
24
Feb

S.C. InnoVision Award Winner Advocates Learning Through Activity

Active Classroom

Research suggests that if kids are hopping, jumping, and running while they are learning math, English and other school subjects, they will not only be fitter, but will learn better. Dr.

Thu
12
Feb

Arts Education Crucial for Fixing Schools, Advocates say

Art Education

Art advocates say that an additional $1 million in funding for the South Carolina Arts Commission would have an amazing impact on school children across the state, especially those districts in greatest need.

Wed
04
Feb

Clemson's Emerging Scholars Gets Students Ready for College

Emerging Scholars

The Emerging Scholars program at Clemson University has been helping students in rural areas of South Carolina see a future that includes college since 2002.

Tue
03
Feb

[VIDEO] Migrant Head Start Program “Camp Care” Making a Difference

Migrant

The East Coast Migrant Head Start Project, a division of the federal Head Start program, serves children of Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers. They provide dual-language early childhood education for children from birth to age five, and also teach classes designed to enhance parents’ understanding of the American public school system.

Thu
29
Jan

Two Upstate Colleges Partnering to Develop Innovation Center

automotive industry

The State reports that Clemson University and Greenville Technical College are collaborating to create a $25 million innovation center with a mission to prepare students for careers in the automotive and transportation indus

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