Supply chain issues are hitting schools where it hurts the most – the stomach. Across the country, schools are coping with delayed or canceled shipments of fresh and packaged food and the Lowcountry school districts are no different.
South Carolina’s top educator and public health director are both encouraging more school districts to take advantage of an opportunity that can get more quarantined students back in the classroom sooner.
It’s not a new survey, and the questions aren’t necessarily new either, but a survey from the Charleston County School District aims to gauge the overall climate of its schools, in addition to students’ mental health.
The South Carolina Department of Education issued guidance to schools on Wednesday after the U.S. District Court issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting the enforcement of a condition in the state budget.
The board chose to take no action on a mask mandate at Monday night’s meeting. Board members cited a declining number of COVID cases, legal challenges, and the additional strain it would put on teachers as reasons for passing on masks.