Education

Tue
19
May

Hartsville Company Takes Lead Role in Improving S.C. Education

education

Education is key to South Carolina's business community and a Hartsville based company has decided to do more than just talk about it.

Fri
08
May

Twenty South Carolina Schools Named Most Challenging High Schools

High School

According to The State, five Midlands schools were among the 2015 America’s Most Challenging High Schools list that is published by the Washington Post.

Thu
23
Apr

Sumter High School's Suzanne Koty Earns Teacher of the Year Award

Koty

The 2016 Teacher of the Year was announced Wednesday in Columbia. Suzanne Koty is a Sumter High School English teacher who found her passion in teaching 11 years ago, serving as a substitute teacher in the Sumter School District.

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

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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.

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