ETV’s reach in South Carolina goes well beyond Radio and TV. ETV supports education, promotes transparency, partners with public safety, connects citizens, and improves the quality of life and job readiness for the state. Join us for a look at some of ETV’s services and what people are saying about ETV.
ETV Community and State Partners
Reach Out and Read Carolinas
Plenty of research has been done on the importance of early literacy. One program here in South Carolina is making reading a “doctor-recommended” activity and encourages parents to continuously administer healthy doses of reading aloud at home. The program is called Reach Out and Read.
Reach Out and Read prepares the youngest children living in low-income communities to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Providers are able to impact children with literacy education and materials from the earliest possible ages.
In South Carolina, there are 150…
South Carolina K-12 School Technology Initiative Supports Connectivity for Schools and Libraries
The South Carolina K-12 School Technology Initiative continues to make great strides in providing a robust, flexible, and high-speed broadband infrastructure to public schools and libraries across the state. This initiative has been able to meet most of the bandwidth demand requirements which promote the expansion of exciting and new innovative instructional efforts utilizing education technology statewide.
The Initiative – which is coordinated by a unique public/private partnership including the S.C. Budget and Control Board, S.C. Department of Education, S.C. Educational Television, S.C. State Library, S.C. Education Oversight Committee and the private sector represented…
The James Otis Lecture
To help S.C. schools meet the Constitution Day requirements, the S.C. Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) hosts the Annual James Otis Lecture series at the S.C. State House in observance of National Constitution Day. By federal law, all schools that receive federal assistance are required to have a program about the Constitution on or around the anniversary date of the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787. James Otis was a prominent Boston lawyer in the colonial era credited by John Adams as igniting the spark that led to the Declaration of Independence and the…