Replacing a few lightbulbs might not seem like a big deal, but when your enterprise has more than 100 buildings, thousands of rooms and lighting for parking lots and athletic facilities, the costs can add up.
The South Carolina Department of Education is now reviewing how districts pick which books are included in school libraries and will offer guidance to them on selecting books and what to do if someone complains.
Students ages five to eleven at District 23 schools will be able to receive their first shot of the Pfizer vaccine at E.B. Ellington Elementary School today. Shots will be given out from 4 p.m. -7 p.m.
Hundreds of parents across Berkeley County are trying to figure out transportation for their kids to and from school as school bus drivers are off the job for a second day demanding better working conditions.
Officials with the Berkeley County School District warned parents of students at nine schools who use the bus that they would experience significant delays Friday afternoon in order to cover bus routes for 30 bus drivers following a driver strike earlier in the day.
The governor said he was prompted to request the investigation after hearing that Fort Mill School District parents were required to petition the district to remove the book “Gender Queer: A Memoir” from a school’s library.
South Carolina’s teachers say they are dealing with a “crisis,” a critical shortage of teachers across the state. At the beginning of last year, a report found there were nearly 700 open teaching positions in South Carolina.