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Accountability (School and District)    

2017-18 Accountability Manual: for the School and District Report Card System for SC Public Schools and Districts to be published in November 2018 (PDF)

Guide to the 2018 SC School Report Cards (PDF)

Summary of decisions made by EOC on December 11, 2017 (PDF)

Definition of "work-based learning experiences" in the state accountability system (PDF)

Clarifications of misconceptions about the Accountability System recommendations approved on September 15, 2017 by the EOC (PDF)

Proposal adopted by subcommittees on August 16, 2017 for target percentages impacting ONLY the Academic Achievement Indicator (PDF)
(impacting elementary, middle, and high schools) 

Special Schools Ratings Criteria (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 12, 2017)

SC Assessment Evaluation, Report #1 (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 12, 2017)

Recommendations for consolidated accountability system (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 17, 2017)

Sample Elementary Report Card "Landing Page" (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC on June 17, 2017)

Report of SC School and District Report Card Regional Focus Groups (PDF)
(adopted by the EOC in April 2016)

Annual Report to the SC General Assembly

Per Pupil Revenues for School Districts
(interactive report best viewed with non-Apple products)

EOC 2018 Report to the SC General Assembly (PDF)
(PDF version of the report)

Community Block Grants

2018-19 Community Block Grant Pilot Program RFP (MS Word)

2018-19 Community Block Grant Pilot Program Budget Template (MS Excel)

2015-16 Evaluation of Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program (Exec. Summary) (PDF)

2015-16 Evaluation of Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program (full report) (PDF)

Computer Science

Joint Task Force on Computer Science and Information Technology Report (Dec. 2016) (PDF)

Early Childhood

Analysis of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) Results, School Year 2017-18 (PDF)

Evaluation of State Funded Full-Day 4K (2018) (PDF)

Evaluation of State Funded Full-Day 4K (2017) (PDF)

Early Readiness Recommendations (adopted by EOC June 2015) (PDF)

SC Child Early Reading Development and Education Program Report (2015) (PDF)

Evaluation of State-Funded Full-Day 4K (2016) (PDF)

Expansion for the SC Child Education Development Pilot Program (CDEPP) (2014) (PDF)

Education Improvement Act (EIA) Budget Reports and Recommendations

2017-18 EIA Reports and 2019-20 EIA Requests, Part 1 (PDF)

2017-18 EIA Reports and 2019-20 EIA Requests, Part 2 (PDF)

2018-19 EIA Program Report (for new requests; download .docx form)

2018-19 Program Report (for currently-funded programs; download .docx form)

EIA Budget Recommendations for 2018-19 Fiscal Year (PDF)

High Schools

High School Task Force Report (June 2016) (PDF)

Military-Connected Students 

Report on Military-Connected Students (June 2018) (PDF)

Montessori 

An Evaluation of Montessori Education in South Carolina's Public Schools (Exec. Summary) - 2018 (PDF)

An Evaluation of Montessori Education in South Carolina's Public Schools (Full Report) - 2018 (PDF)

Palmetto Digital Literacy

Palmetto Digital Literacy Evaluation (April 2018) (PDF)

Parent Survey Results

2018 Parent Survey Report (June 2018) (PDF)

2017 Parent Survey Results (PDF)

2016 Parent Survey Results (PDF)

2015 Parent Survey Results (PDF)

Reading/Literacy

ReTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner: Report from the August 2018 Symposium

Student Reading Success Activity Guide (PDF)

TIPS for Teachers: Getting Students to Read! (PDF)

Summer Reading Camp Partnerships Report (December 2016) (PDF)

Summer Reading Camp Partnerships Report (October 2015) (PDF)

School Finance

Per Pupil Revenues for School Districts (PDF)
(SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, August 27, 2018)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2018-19 (December 11, 2017) (PDF)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2017-18 (December 12, 2016) (PDF)

K-12 Technology Initiative Report (October 2016) (PDF)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2016-17 (December 14, 2015) (PDF)

Recommendations for EIA Budget FY2015-16 (December 15, 2014) (PDF)

SC Graduates

Profile of the SC Graduate (PDF)

Standards

SC Social Studies Standards Cyclical Review Report (Dec. 2016) (PDF)

Standards Review (2014) (PDF)

Student Achievement 

Longitudinal Analysis of 6 Years of PACT Achievement Data, 2000-2005 (October 2006) (PDF)

Longitudinal Analysis of Three Years of PASS Achievement Data: 2009-2011 (2012) (PDF)

Teacher Loan Program

2015-16 SC Teacher Loan Program Annual Report (June 2017) (PDF)

2014-15 SC Teacher Loan Program Annual Report (June 2016) (PDF)

2013-14 Teacher Loan Program Report (2015) (PDF)

Technology

K-12 Technology Initiative Report -- Oct. 2017 (PDF)