A budget amendment will provide funds to develop a teacher incentive program in rural areas.
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March 12, 2015
March 11, 2015
The South Carolina Board of Education adopted standards intended to replace the Common Core State Standards on March 11, after the state required new standards for the 2015-16 school year
January 27, 2015
This is the sixth year that the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has produced the rankings, which are determined by how well state laws stack up against a model law developed by NAPCS.
January 09, 2015
A bill introduced in the South Carolina House would require that all public elementary, middle, and high schools provide instruction on the Second Amendment for at least three consecutive weeks each school year.
December 31, 2014
In her petition to the state's top court, Gov. Nikki Haley says the November ruling doesn't take into account recent changes to state education spending.
December 31, 2014
Lawmakers contend a recent court order is "vague" and ignores recent education reforms.
December 23, 2014
South Carolina's public universities only produce enough teachers each year to fill half of the state's vacant teacher positions.
December 22, 2014
This year was characterized by intense discusssions in many states about the progress and worthiness of the Common Core State Standards and their online assessments.
November 21, 2014
Early childhood education advocates in South Carolina see an opportunity to expand services now that a 21-year-old legal battle has been decided in favor of better funding for poor and rural regions of the state.
November 13, 2014
The ruling found that the state has failed to provide an adequate education for students in poor and rural districts.