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  • S.C. Will Not Ignore Common Core When Writing New School Standards

    S.C. Will Not Ignore Common Core When Writing New School Standards

    Saturday, August 2 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-08-02 04:14:18 GMT
    State lawmakers were assured this week that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English when new standards are written. State education superintendent Mick Zais had ordered the panels writing the new standards to ignore Common Core completely. That worried state lawmakers because they passed a law this year requiring the state to review the Common Core standards, so they say ignoring them and writing new ones would violate that law. They called a meet...
    State lawmakers were assured this week that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English when new standards are written. State education superintendent Mick Zais had ordered the panels writing the new standards to ignore Common Core completely. That worried state lawmakers because they passed a law this year requiring the state to review the Common Core standards, so they say ignoring them and writing new ones would violate that law. They called a meet...
  • New Standard for Teaching Evolution in S.C. Gets Approval

    New Standard for Teaching Evolution in S.C. Gets Approval

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:14:17 GMT
    South Carolina biology teachers would be using a new standard for teaching evolution, after a joint education panel approved a change Tuesday. The joint committee of members of the Education Oversight Committee and state Board of Education passed the standard unanimously. It now goes to the full Education Oversight Committee on August 11th and, if it passes there, to the full state Board of Education on August 13th. The standard is a compromise, after member Sen. Mike Fair, R-Greenville, want...
    South Carolina biology teachers would be using a new standard for teaching evolution, after a joint education panel approved a change Tuesday. The joint committee of members of the Education Oversight Committee and state Board of Education passed the standard unanimously. It now goes to the full Education Oversight Committee on August 11th and, if it passes there, to the full state Board of Education on August 13th. The standard is a compromise, after member Sen. Mike Fair, R-Greenville, want...
  • Armstrong State University to Waive Fees for Active Duty Military

    Armstrong State University to Waive Fees for Active Duty Military

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:42:45 GMT
    Armstrong State University says it will waive all mandatory student fees for active duty military starting in the fall semester of 2014. “A potential barrier to soldiers attending public institutions is the cost of mandatory fees not covered by Tuition Assistance,” said Armstrong president Dr. Linda M. Bleicken. “With this fee waiver, soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will be able to pursue degree programs at Armstrong without additional out-of-pocket expenses.”To further exte...
    Armstrong State University says it will waive all mandatory student fees for active duty military starting in the fall semester of 2014. “A potential barrier to soldiers attending public institutions is the cost of mandatory fees not covered by Tuition Assistance,” said Armstrong president Dr. Linda M. Bleicken. “With this fee waiver, soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will be able to pursue degree programs at Armstrong without additional out-of-pocket expenses.”To further exte...
  • Bill Would Require Cursive, Multiplication Memorization in SC

    Bill Would Require Cursive, Multiplication Memorization in SC

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:12 AM EDT2014-03-18 07:12:04 GMT
    A bill that would require South Carolina students to learn how to read and write cursive and memorize multiplication tables comes up for a vote Tuesday at the Statehouse. 
    A bill that would require South Carolina students to learn how to read and write cursive and memorize multiplication tables comes up for a vote Tuesday at the Statehouse. 
  • UPDATE: Andy Patrick Drops Out of State Superintendent Race

    Andy Patrick Running for SC State Superintendent

    Tuesday, January 28 2014 4:31 PM EST2014-01-28 21:31:03 GMT
    State Representative Andy Patrick of Hilton Head has officially announced his candidacy to become South Carolina's next State Superintendent. Patrick, a Republican, serves on the House Education Committee
    State Representative Andy Patrick of Hilton Head has officially announced his candidacy to become South Carolina's next State Superintendent.
  • South University Named Among Top Military Friendly Schools

    South University Named Among Top Military Friendly Schools

    South University is pleased to announce that G.I. Jobs Magazine has selected its 15 campus locations as a Military Friendly school. The university now appears on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools.
    South University is pleased to announce that G.I. Jobs Magazine has selected its 15 campus locations as a Military Friendly school. The university now appears on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools.
  • Over 2,100 College Degrees Come From South University

    Over 2,100 College Degrees Come From South University

    South University will confer 2,172 degrees beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. With 89 doctorate, 622 master's, 651 bachelor's, and 810 associate's
    South University will confer 2,172 degrees beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. With 89 doctorate, 622 master's, 651 bachelor's, and 810 associate's
  • Local Family Starts Business Turning Blocks Into Learning Tools

    Local Family Starts Business Turning Blocks Into Learning Tools

    Attention Georgia and South Carolina there is a new, and fun educational enrichment program now available to children in our area. Bricks 4 Kidz is a worldwide, creative learning program that teaches elementary
    Attention Georgia and South Carolina there is a new, and fun educational enrichment program now available to children in our area.
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  • School Open House Dates

    School Open House Dates

    Middle Schools Coastal Tuesday, August 5th 3:00 - 5:00 PM DeRenne Wednesday, August 6th 3:00 - 5:00 PM Hubert Wednesday, August 6th 3:00 - 6:00 PM Mercer Wednesday, August 6th 4:00 - 6:00 PM Myers Tuesday, August 5th 5:00 - 7:00 PM Oglethorpe Charter Wednesday, August 6th 3:00 - 7:00 PM The STEM Academy at Bartlett (6th Grade) Monday, August 4th 4:00 - 6:00 PM The STEM Academy at Bartlett (7th - 8th Grade) Tuesday, August 5th 4:00 - 6:00 PM Southwest Tuesday, August 5th 5:00 - 6:30 PM West Ch...
    Middle Schools Coastal Tuesday, August 5th 3:00 - 5:00 PM DeRenne Wednesday, August 6th 3:00 - 5:00 PM Hubert Wednesday, August 6th 3:00 - 6:00 PM Mercer Wednesday, August 6th 4:00 - 6:00 PM Myers Tuesday, August 5th 5:00 - 7:00 PM Oglethorpe Charter Wednesday, August 6th 3:00 - 7:00 PM The STEM Academy at Bartlett (6th Grade) Monday, August 4th 4:00 - 6:00 PM The STEM Academy at Bartlett (7th - 8th Grade) Tuesday, August 5th 4:00 - 6:00 PM Southwest Tuesday, August 5th 5:00 - 6:30 PM West Ch...
  • 2014 Back to School Expo

    2014 Back to School Expo

    The 2014 - 2015 school year will be here before you know it.
    The 2014 - 2015 school year will be here before you know it.
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