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Fri, 02/15/2019

Dr. Bob Couch re-elected Vice Chairman of EOC

Columbia – Dr. Bob Couch, a state and national leader in career and technology education, has…

Fri, 02/15/2019

Ellen Weaver elected to lead EOC as new chair

Columbia – Ellen Weaver, Founding President and CEO of the Palmetto Promise Institute, has been…

Tue, 01/29/2019

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

Columbia, January 29, 2019 -- Grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant…

Thu, 12/20/2018

Governor appoints principal to serve on EOC 

Columbia, December 20, 2018 -- Dr. Brian Newsome, Principal of Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia, has been appointed to serve…

Thu, 11/29/2018

SCDE and EOC Release New School Report Cards

Columbia, S.C., November 29, 2018 - Today, the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) and Education…

Thu, 11/15/2018

New public engagement initiative urges South Carolinians to make education a priority

Columbia – Today, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) unveiled a…

Wed, 10/31/2018

USC Coach Announces Season 3 of Martin’s Math Club

Columbia – The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) today announced the third season of “Martin’s Math Club…

Wed, 10/17/2018

Just over 20 percent of SC's 2018 Graduating Class "college-ready" on ACT

Columbia – Today, the results of The ACT® assessment test for the 2018 Graduating…

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…