As school leaders sit down on a regular basis to figure out how to keep students learning in the most effective way during the pandemic, teachers in the Charleston County School District are sharing their thoughts.
The South Carolina Department of Education is “strongly recommending” local school districts use federal dollars from the CARES Act’s Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief Fund to cover employees’ emergency paid leave because of COVID-19.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced plans Tuesday morning to spend almost $20 million from the Governor’s Education Emergency Relief fund on early childhood education, job training and tutors for foster children.
After cases surfaced last month, parents with children in a North Charleston Pre-K and elementary school are calling on Charleston County School District leaders to expand who gets notified when a child tests positive for COVID-19.
Teachers continue to be in high demand as school districts around the state hit the halfway mark of the 2020-2021 year. A new study finds teacher vacancies are up by 26 percent from the same time last year.
The Williamsburg County School District says Kingstree area schools are going virtual due to COVID-19 and all Williamsburg County schools will switch to a virtual learning pathway the first week back from winter break.
Nearly 3,000 more Charleston County students received at least one “F” on their report card during the first nine weeks compared to last school year, according to new data from the Charleston County School District.
State Superintendent Molly Spearman, who leads the South Carolina Department of Education, said she’s alarmed by the increase in the number of students failing at least one class in the first nine weeks of the school year.
State Superintendent Molly Spearman, who leads the South Carolina Department of Education, said in an email to the state’s superintendents that she was not given “advance notice” of Gov. Henry McMaster’s announcement about rapid COVID-19 testing for schools.
According to the District’s Covid-19 Dashboard, one student and one staff member tested positive for coronavirus.The 31 people in quarantine from the middle school were in close contact with someone who has the virus.
Henry Darby, the principal at North Charleston high, says they were given permission from the Charleston County School District and school board to withdraw from the district’s progressive discipline plan.