Education

Thu
17
Jul

Community Members Show Support for Summer Reading Camp

Barnwell 45

Members of the Barnwell community have extended a helping hand in support of the newest Barnwell School District 45 Summer Reading Camp program.

Tue
08
Jul

Non-Profit Helps Learning-Disabled Children To Succeed

chalkboard

Donna Weston knows about the struggles facing parents with children diagnosed with learning disorders.

Thu
26
Jun

South Carolina to Drop Common Core Standards in 2015

Teacher with students in her classroom

Earlier this month, Gov. Haley signed a bill that will require the state to drop the Common Core State Standards and instead adopt new content standards for the 2015-2016 school year. South Carolina is the second state thus far to have reversed the adoption of the Common Core practice.

Wed
28
May

Drop-In Learning Center Finds Success in Lowcountry

kids play

In 2013, Maren Anderson decided to jump headfirst into a relatively new model in childcare: drop-in learning centers. It’s proving to be very popular for the rising number of work-from-home entrepreneurs and telecommuters in bigger cities like Atlanta, but there are still very few of these centers in South Carolina.

Wed
21
May

Spartanburg School District Seven

Spartanburg School District Seven

Spartanburg school district seven is connecting students and teachers through technology in the class room and at home.

Mon
19
May

College Life Matters More than the Type of Institution you Attend

College, Classroom

Big-named colleges and universities like Harvard, Yale or Cornell are known for their excellence in education and creating the smartest and most successful people in our country. While that may look great on a resume, a new study from Gallup-Purdue says the institution you attend, isn’t the reason for success at your job.

Thu
08
May

[VIDEO] College Options for the Intellectually Disabled

College Transition Connection Mentor

College Transition Connection is a program that gives young adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to expand their education by attending college. The organization works with various universities around the state to create and help fund these programs.

Mon
21
Apr

Exit exams no longer required for high school graduation in S.C.

Testing, Education

Gov. Nikki Haley signed in a new law ending a requirement that high school students pass an exit exam in order to graduate in South Carolina.

Wed
09
Apr

[VIDEO] Academic Freedom Challenged at S.C. Universities

Palmetto Scene

The State Newspaper’s Andy Shain points out in a recent article that several S.C. colleges and universities may lose funding in the House of Representatives budget over certain gay-themed books being assigned to freshman.

Fri
04
Apr

National Geographic Bee Puts South Carolina on the Map

National Geographic Bee

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. Today, finalists from across South Carolina gathered in Columbia to compete for the chance to move to the national stage.

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