Education

Mon
22
Sep

Unique Language Learning System Helps S.C. Youth

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Four years ago, an Irish-American writer and educator developed a unique system of teaching languages, in particular Latin and Spanish. He has since written and self-published several text books that are now being used in private schools all over South Carolina.

Tue
09
Sep

2015 College Rankings Released

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U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 college rankings were released today and South Carolina’s two major universities made appearances.

Wed
03
Sep

[VIDEO] SCETV and PBS Newshour Team up for Student Success

Student Reporting Labs

South Carolina ETV and Upstate schools are teaming up to build student success in the journalism profession through the PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs. For the past several years, we have been mentoring students at Fort Mill High School and York Comprehensive High as part of this project.

Tue
26
Aug

Doctors Say Let Them Sleep In

Sleepy Student

Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn’t have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

Wed
13
Aug

Apple iPad Use in Schools Continues to Grow

In the current educational and technological landscapes, there has been a significant shift from paper to digital in grades K-12 in the United States, and the company dominating that shift is Apple.

Thu
07
Aug

S.C. Student Test Scores Fall Across the State

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In South Carolina, students are preparing to head back to school while many teachers and administrators are looking into the latest data from the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards. Elementary and middle school students posted worse overall scores across all grades last spring, compared to the previous year.

Wed
30
Jul

Should S.C. Students Be Required to Learn Pros and Cons of Evolution?

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A few weeks ago, Mike Switzer, host of ETV Radio show South Carolina Business Review, spoke with guest and Education Oversight Committee member John Warner on the EOC’s recommendation to require biology student

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

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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

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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.

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