Education

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

Wed
28
Jan

New Manufacturing Innovation Center in Upstate

Clemson University, along with Greenville Technical College, broke ground this week on The Center for Manufacturing Innovation. This $25 million dollar center will train students in the automotive, transportation, and other high-tech industries.

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.

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