A Berkeley County School District re-entry task force met for first time to figure out what the new school year will look like. Parents, teachers, students, and district officials have come together to make recommendations.
According to a survey conducted by the South Carolina Department of Education, schools have not been able to make contact with 16,085 students across the state since they were closed because of the pandemic in March.
The Charleston County School District is set to spend more than $353,000 next fiscal year to train its staff, employees and even board members on implicit bias, racial diversity and other cultural issues.
The Charleston County School District confirmed a non-teaching school staff member who had been placed on administrative leave over the weekend over remarks on social media is no longer employed by the district as of Monday.
The Charleston County School District has been approved to be part of an eLearning pilot program which will give the district the ability to teach students virtually if they cannot physically return to school.
Twenty-six University of South Carolina education students held their own graduation ceremony with their families cheering them on. This after USC decided not to hold in-person graduations this year because of concerns over COVID-19.
A team of Lowcountry lawyers is taking on some of the country’s most prestigious universities and colleges for failing to refund tuition and fees to students following campus closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The school district’s desired projects and maintenance costs total more than $48 million. However, the district’s current debt service millage will only provide about $31.6 million because the school board is unwilling to increase the tax rate over 70 mils.
Education leaders from across South Carolina met for the third time Thursday afternoon to talk about how best to proceed with summer learning activities and how schools and districts can best restart in the fall.
The South Carolina Virtual Charter School has had almost no impacts during the pandemic, and now a teacher there wants to help parents and students at other schools who may still be figuring out e-learning.
Some parents are demanding the Berkeley County School District change the enrollment process and zoning for Cane Bay area schools. Dozens of them showed up to protest outside the school board’s budget workshop Tuesday night.
The Berkeley County School Board is anticipating a “bleak” and “painstaking” budget for next school year because of the state shutdown caused by the coronavirus. Cuts are already being made to some positions within Berkeley County schools, however district leaders said employees will not be laid off
Parents hoping to enroll their kindergarteners at Cane Bay Elementary will have to rely on luck. This year’s registration process for the school’s limited classroom seats will end with a lottery drawing held over Facebook live.