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Tue, 11/19/2019

For Immediate Release – November 19, 2019

Rep. Neal Collins appointed to serve on EOC

Columbia, SC – The Honorable Neal Collins, a…

Mon, 10/07/2019

South Carolina Report Cards for schools show overall gains statewide

System designed to measure and incentivize student success toward college and career readiness

Wed, 07/17/2019

Columbia -- Patti Tate, Teacher and Advanced Studies Coordinator at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, has been re-appointed to serve on the South Carolina Education…

Wed, 07/10/2019

Columbia -- Today, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) announced that ten additional school districts have been approved to use eLearning days for school make-up days…

Fri, 02/15/2019

 

Columbia – Dr. Bob Couch, a state and national leader in career and technology education, has been re-appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the South Carolina…

Fri, 02/15/2019

 

Columbia – Ellen Weaver, Founding President and CEO of the Palmetto Promise Institute, has been elected as the new Chair of the South Carolina Education…

Tue, 01/29/2019

 

Columbia -- Grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program were awarded to seven initiatives throughout the state, with…

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…