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October 8, 2014 via Charleston City Paper

Three candidates jockey to fill empty state superintendent seat

Mick Zais, the current Republican superintendent of education, is not running for re-election. Three parties have put forward candidates to replace him. Here's what they had to say. Full article

October 7, 2014 via GreenvilleOnline

Editorial: Students need civics education

When it comes to knowing about their country and its system of government, many native-born American citizens know less than an immigrant who has just become a naturalized citizen. Full article

October 7, 2014 via Myrtle Beach Online

SAT scores up in SC, down in some Midlands districts

South Carolina’s public-school seniors scored higher on the SAT college admissions test last spring than the year before – a trend most Midlands districts failed to match. Full article

October 6, 2014 via islandpacket.com

Charter school needs better deal on its lease

A meeting last Tuesday between Riverview Charter School and Beaufort County School District officials was a welcomed indication that a frigid relationship is thawing. Full article

October 5, 2014 via Aiken Standard

New school standards sparring could surface

Earlier this year, Karey Santos had expressed an interest in serving on a review team that would look at proposed South Carolina academic math standards. Full article

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July 21, 2014 posted by Regina Hitchcock

The real costs of losing teachers

By now it should be no secret how valuable great teachers are. But what does it actually cost to lose our teachers when they leave the profession? Read more

May 8, 2014 posted by Kayla M.

The Extra Mile

When the bell rang signaling the last class period for the school day, most kids’ thoughts shifted toward after school activities, sports, or any of the other plans they may have had for after school dismissal. Read more

May 6, 2014 posted by Jon Alston

An Athlete’s Gratitude

I jumped at the opportunity to author a blog in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week. I value education and truly believe teachers have the hardest job in the world. I have so much admiration for the work they do day in and day out. Read more

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