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Mon, 10/01/2018

Incremental progress happening although less than half of SC students are on track to be college- or career-ready

Editor's Note: The results of End-of-Course assessment and career…

Tue, 09/04/2018

Assessment release shows annual improvement in math, but one in four students still need substantial academic support in ELA and math

Editor's Note: The results of SC READY and SC…

Thu, 05/24/2018

Rep. Terry Alexander appointed to serve on EOC

Tue, 04/10/2018

Mississippi moves ahead of South Carolina in fourth grade results

Columbia – Today, results from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in Reading and Math were…

Thu, 02/01/2018

Grants awarded to SC school districts focused on improving four-year-old kindergarten quality

Columbia – Grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program…

Tue, 12/12/2017

EOC policy and budget recommendations focused on strengthening the teaching profession and improving student outcomes

EDITOR’S NOTE: The EOC held a full meeting yesterday at 1:00 p.m. at…

Mon, 10/09/2017

Positive results on career-ready assessment show up where business growth is occurring in SC

Editor’s Note: The results of the WorkKeys® examinations – by state, school, and district –…

Mon, 10/09/2017

Initial results from 4K program grants show improvements in quality resulting from teacher-child interaction measures

Columbia – Today, researchers from the University of South Carolina…

Mon, 10/02/2017

State test score results show need for “tough conversations within communities” to ensure success of students

Editor’s Note: The results of SC PASS, SC READY, and the End-of-Course…

Mon, 09/18/2017

“Student-centered” accountability system approved; will provide ratings for schools beginning with current school year

Columbia – On September 15, the Education Oversight Committee…

Thu, 09/07/2017

Over 75 percent of ACT-tested students in SC aspire to postsecondary education yet only 15 percent of SC graduates meet college-ready benchmarks on test 


Wed, 09/06/2017

Grants available to SC school districts to enhance quality in pre-kindergarten programs 

Columbia – South Carolina school districts are invited to apply for the SC Community Block Grants…