The Charleston County School District’s superintendent, board chair, and vice chair were in Columbia on Wednesday to meet with senators who are considering a bill that would dramatically change how board members are elected.
Two state lawmakers have sent letters to the South Carolina Department of Revenue this week asking for an investigation into a recent controversial decision by the Charleston County School District Board to merge middle schools in West Ashley.
Kathryn Sanyal teaches gifted and talented third through fifth grade students at Springfield Elementary in Charleston. Her class is known as SAIL, which stands for Students Actively Involved In Learning. To challenge them beyond the books, these students plant a garden.
The education advocacy group SC for Ed released a statement after a state senator disputed claims he denied teachers a request for meetings on the same day the group was at the State House for its 2020 Lobbying Day.
From calculators to frogs, requests from teachers on the Donors Choose website in December had a little bit of everything. From December 3, which was National Giving Tuesday, through the end of December, your contributions funded four projects.
The Charleston County School District announced it intends to award a contract to First Student, a division of FirstGroup, to be in charge of its buses, but the future of this part of the company is unclear.
Last week, dance teacher Laura Kogan needed $588 to complete a request on the Donors Choose website for some standard costumes students could wear during their performances. Now, she needs $350 to purchase them.
As Summerville High dance teachers prepare for future productions, their students need costumes that can be worn for different types of performances. They are trained in ballet, modern and lyrical dancing.