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From: Palmetto Scene
Women, men and children of all ages gathered on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, for a People's Rally and Strategy Summit at the South Carolina State House. The rally was planned as a sister event for the Women's March on Washington, D.C. Attendees marched to Columbia's Music Farm where activists and community leaders gathered together to speak about the current political climate and what it means for the progressive movement in South Carolina.
From: Carolina Stories
A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, wildlife biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), talks about the Ace Basin.
From: Palmetto Scene
On Saturday, Jan. 21, just after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, hundreds of thousands of women will attend the Women's March on Washington, in Washington, D.C. In a news release from South Carolina March Organizers, Charleston resident Hayne Beattie-Gray, the coordinator for South Carolina, said “Over two thousand marchers from our state have already signed up and made travel arrangements to the nation’s capital” says Beattie-Gray. “Another three thousand have expressed interest and that...
Apply today for the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator Program! Applications are accepted now through February 12, 2017.
From: ETV Regionals
Historic Brattonsville is a 775-acre Revolutionary War site located in York County, South Carolina. It is the site of the Bratton Plantation, which was owned by the Bratton family. The Bratton family came to North America in the early 18th century and ended up settling in present-day York County in 1766. The Historic Brattonsville site now consists of original buildings as well as reconstructed buildings, which were made and decorated to reflect the historical influences...
William and Brenda Bauer from Columbia are attending the Inaugural events in Washington, D.C. They’re sharing some of their favorite moments with us, from the S.C. Inaugural Ball to the Swearing In Ceremony. #SCinDC
Walking out of the doors of South Carolina ETV , Marina Ziehe and Taylor Crouch carry a combined 40 pounds' worth of equipment. Loading up and settling in for the drive, they arrive at Greenville Health Systems Children’s Hospital, about a two-hour ride from Columbia. There they set up that equipment to interview Dr. Jonathan Markowitz. He specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. It’s all in an effort to elevate public understanding of telehealth in South Carolina....
By Megan Sexton, USC
As a senior broadcast journalism major, Danielle Barilla says each of her internships has offered her new experiences and different challenges. This week, she starts a new job, helping to put together a weekly public affairs program produced by South Carolina ETV.
This Week in South Carolina premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday, featuring interviews with the state’s news and policymakers. Charles Bierbauer, dean of the College of Information...
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Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist at no cost to your school or district!
PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017.
South Carolina ETV will broadcast the PBS Newshour Inauguration 2017: A Special Report on ETV HD on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Live NewsHour coverage of Inauguration 2017.
From: SC Hall of Fame
James Francis Byrnes (1882-1972) was born in Charleston and served in all three branches of the federal government. He was known as Franklin Roosevelt’s “Assistant President.” Byrnes was active in South Carolina’s state government as well.
In 2013, the South Carolina Legislature provided funds to expand healthcare services through Telehealth. The funding ultimately formed the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance. Several agencies form the Alliance, and among the agencies is the Department of Health and Human Services. They provide funds and oversight each year, in order to increase access to care for all residents.
From Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Gazette:
Today, Donald J. Trump becomes the nation's 45th president. But did you know presidents weren't always inaugurated in January? January 20 was designated as inauguration day by the 20th amendment in 1933 (although the date moves slightly based on when the weekend falls). Prior to 1933, presidents were generally inaugurated on March 4, although our first president, George Washington, was inaugurated on April 30. At a time when traveling...
From: ETV Shorts
Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.
A great big THANK YOU to our SC Pre-K-12 educators who have already completed the online ETV Education Services Survey! We continue to seek feedback from other SC educators so … we want to hear from YOU!
It is extremely important for ETV to continue learning how we can best serve you. The short survey takes only minutes to complete.
Gov. Nikki Haley is the inaugural guest on the launch of a new weekly public affairs program in South Carolina.
This Week in South Carolina highlights one topic each week with political leaders, newsmakers and policy makers in studio. The half-hour program premieres on Friday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. on South Carolina ETV.
The program is produced by SCETV in association with the University of South Carolina College of Information and...
As the healthcare system continues to evolve, collaboration becomes a significant aspect for efficient change. The South Carolina Telehealth Alliance was formed in 2014 to coordinate and facilitate Telehealth efforts across the state. Its mission is to “improve the health of South Carolina's citizens through telehealth.”
To learn about the Alliance visit www.sctelehealth.org
Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service, including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners.
Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the horizon, StreamlineSC will offer only our ‘local’ state-developed content AFTER the end of the 2016-17 school year.
The excellent national content provided by current partner Learn360 will continue to be...
Give your students and your career a boost in the new year by taking a high-quality PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from convenient, facilitated courses offering renewal and graduate credits or ‘bite-sized’ self-paced courses just right for anytime learning.
Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today!
Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall.org
From: Palmetto Scene
Katherine Wallworth, the Columbia Museum of Art's new curator, discusses how the museum's collection of decorative arts brought something unique to CUT! Costume and the Cinema , the traveling costume exhibit from London's renowned costume firm, Cosprop, and Minnesota's Exhibit Design Group.
The exhibit looks at art through the lens of film and popular culture, and features 43 costumes worn by 30 actors from 26 feature films. It will run at the Columbia Museum...
The four-hour PBS series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise with Henry Louis Gates Jr. repeats in January. In this series, Gates embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history.
On December 12, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted budget recommendations for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The programmatic and funding recommendations made are designed to continue last year’s support of educators and students while accelerating innovation in education. Based on statutory authority, the committee members annually make recommendations for the spending of Education Improvement Act (EIA) funds, which are generated by the penny sales tax. In November, the Board of Economic Advisors projected that...
This month on Knowitall, we’re excited to share our first 3D Virtual Tour! Try out this new technology in your classroom with an up-close tour of Homestead House at Historic Brattonsville. There’s also a new Martin Luther King Day Collection to explore, and we have resources for remembrance on Holocaust Memorial Day.
ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In January, ETV coverage of the SC Legislative season begins again, ETV’s new public affairs program This Week in South Carolina starts, new and exciting PBS series premiere, and new episodes in ETV Kids programs, including a new movie Splash and Bubbles: One Big Ocean, are on tap for the New Year!