A Senate panel will consider increasing teachers’ salaries and strengthening student loan programs as a way to elevate the profession in South Carolina.
Voters in several South Carolina counties could decide this November to add a penny to their local sales tax to fund school construction, as allowed by a new law that a conservative senator tried to sink.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Five South Carolina bishops from four Christian faiths are urging reform of the state’s public education system to help improve the future of children stuck in poverty and hopelessness. The State […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Education Superintendent Mick Zais has withdrawn the state from testing for new standards next year. Zais wrote the chairman of the South Carolina Board of Education on Monday saying […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill requiring South Carolina’s school districts to teach students how to write in cursive by fifth grade advanced Tuesday in the House. An 8-0 vote sent the bill to the […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More of South Carolina’s public schools and districts received “excellent” ratings again this year, due to increases in standardized test scores and the high school graduation rate. The state Department of […]
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A second Greenville County school has reported a student with meningitis. East North Street Elementary Academy principal Nancy Brantley says the Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed a “mild […]