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President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2016

April 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Jackie Robinson

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month, SCETV programming highlights the creativity of the master documentarian Ken Burns. Burns focuses his lens on the legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, telling the story not only of his amazing talents as an athlete, but also as a...

Earn Renewal Credit by June 30th with “Perfect Fit” Courses!

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher and elementary students in classroom with hands raised

S.C. Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own “digs” with ETV Teacher Recertification ! All 55 courses offered for upcoming session are approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, and cost $75 each. The...

South Carolina Economist Expects Flat Growth Through 2017

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
economy

Unemployment is low and the economy is growing both nationally and locally, although according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen , readings on the U.S. economy since the turn of the year have been somewhat mixed. The national economy is limping along at a fairly slow...

HEMI Food Truck Court is Up and Running in West Columbia

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Food Truck Court in Columbia, SC

Many small to medium-sized cities are growing, or at least have the opportunity to grow tremendously, because of the innovative solutions that small business owners develop. Here in Columbia, South Carolina, the business owner Christina Survana decided to embrace the...

Q&A | A Conversation with Kiran Ravindra, Founder of Carbon Trim Solutions

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Kiran Ravindra sitting in the car

Young Entreprenuer, Kiran Ravindra, founded Carbon Trim Solutions in 2012, and since has been featured on Business Insider , Yahoo! Finance , DuPont Registry , and DailyTekk . Born in Boston in 1996, Kiran lived most of his life in Columbia, S.C. He graduated from Spring...

EOC Reports - Resources for Schools and Districts on Testing

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

Are you looking for resources for students and parents on testing? The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has developed a print resource to help students and families understand the purposes of assessment and what the different types of assessment are. Tips for student...

ETV Highlights for April 2016

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Picture of Ready Jet Go! characters

Profile: SC Cities: Each week in April, ETV will air these classic portraits of different regions in the state of South Carolina. - April 3 at 3:30 p.m. on ETV and 4:30 p.m. on SCC : Allendale Barnwell (1967) - April 10 at 3:00 p.m. on ETV and 4:00 p.m. on SCC: Face of...

Additional Funds to Retain SC Teachers

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
SC State House

The S.C. House unanimously passed an amendment to the state budget that would allocate over $9 million to teachers in high-poverty areas. The school districts included in the plan have at least 80 percent of students living in poverty. The one-year funding is to help retain...

SC Graduate Schools Rank High Among Country's Best by US News and World Report

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Picture of a podium in the sky

Graduate schools at three S.C. universities - USC, Clemson, and MUSC - were ranked among the country’s best by U.S. News and World Report. The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina tied for the No. 71 spot on the overall Best Business Schools...

Carolina Classrooms: Summer Camps for Students March 30 on ETV

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teenagers at camp

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Watch ETV March 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a special edition that will focus on summer camps that engage students and help them remain...

Thirsty for Some Homegrown SC Goodness? There's an App for That

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Blackwell
Milk from S.C. farms is featured on the new list of places to drink around S.C.

With summer right around the corner, the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism wants to get people out, tasting the best drinks the state has to offer. The new campaign is sporting the slogan “Satisfy Your Thirst” and is costing the agency about $65,000. The hope...

Teacher Advisor Opportunity! Assist WGBH with a NASA-Funded Science Education Project

March 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
WGBH / STEM graphic

Bringing the Universe to America's Classrooms - A WGBH Initiative to Design Digital Learning Resources for STEM Learning Applications for teacher advisors due April 11, 2016 WGBH, America's premier producer of science content for public media, has been awarded a NASA...

Roads Get Additional $400 Million in Funding

March 24, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
pothole in road

The S.C. House approved the state’s $7.5 billion dollar budget this week, and much of the debate surrounded the state’s failing infrastructure system. The approved budget allotted an extra $400 million dollars in road repairs. A gas increase, supported by Democrats, failed...

Women’s History Month Collection - Now on Knowitall Media!

March 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Silhouette of woman's head

This month, Knowitall Media features women who have made a difference throughout our history! Visit our Women’s History Month Collection to learn about abolitionists Sarah and Angelina Grimké; heroes from the American Revolution Dicey Langston, Dorcas Richardson, Emily...

Sparkle City Mini Putt

March 22, 2016 - Posted in Student Multimedia Program by C. Lowe and B. Simmons
Sparkle City Mini Putt

HUB BUB is a group located in Spartanburg, known for creating fun and exciting things for the people of Spartanburg to do. Through their Artists-in-Residence (AiRs) program, they were able bring a mini-putt course to downtown Spartanburg called Sparkle City Mini Putt. Robin...

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