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August 25, 2014 via Forbes

‘For The Life Of The World’: When Young College Graduates Do Great Things

As summer winds down, most veteran educators look forward to the return of their students—but it’s always good when we get an extra jolt of inspiration. Full article

August 25, 2014 via Savannahnow.com

General election race for S.C. education chief starts

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The general election campaign for South Carolina superintendent of education is underway with the three candidates agreeing Sunday improvements are needed but exchanging gibes and disagreeing over who can get the job done. Full article

August 25, 2014 via GreenvilleOnline

Online school programs growing, despite challenges

As thousands of Upstate children hopped in big yellow school buses and headed off to big brick schoolhouses last week, the state's virtual schools hit the "on" button and booted up another year of cyber education. Full article

August 24, 2014 via Aiken Standard

Editorial: Find effective solution for teaching dilemma

South Carolina classrooms are facing a burgeoning dilemma. The state doesn’t have enough teachers to fill vacancies that are created annually from retirements and people either moving out of state or quitting the profession. Full article

August 23, 2014 via Post and Courier

Landmark Abbeville rural schools court case ripe for decision, proponents say

COLUMBIA - In 1993, roughly half of South Carolina's school districts, including Berkeley County, felt they had run out of options. They banded together to sue the state for what they viewed as a failure to provide students an adequate education. 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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