Education

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.

Fri
31
Oct

Dot Harris Talks About the Importance of Diversity, Arts, and Science to Society

Dot Harris

Dot Harris is the Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy. Through publications and community outreach her team has reached over 43 million people on the topic of diversity and engagement in the STEM workforce.

Wed
22
Oct

[VIDEO] Reach Out and Read: Making Reading a Doctor-Recommended Activity

Reach Out and Read

Plenty of research has been done on the importance of early literacy. One program here in South Carolina is making reading a “doctor-recommended” activity and encourages parents to continuously administer healthy doses of reading aloud at home. The program is called Reach Out and Read.

Thu
16
Oct

[VIDEO] Communities In Schools of Greenville Bridging the Gap

Communities In Schools

Over 23,000 South Carolina students will fail to graduate from high school this year. Those are some staggering statistics, but one organization is hoping that surrounding students with a community of support will empower them to stay in school and achieve in life. It's called Communities In Schools.

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