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Legislative Update April 25, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 15
The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.3792, a bill addressing MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RESTROOMS AVAILABLE AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STADIUMS, and enrolled the legislation for ratification. This legislation establishes minimum standards for the numbers of restroom plumbing fixtures available for men and women at middle school and high school stadiums as a means of relieving public schools from the financial burden...
On Thursday, the Senate gave a third and final reading to an amended version of H. 3516, commonly called the roads bill, by a vote of 30-9. The Senate’s version would raise the state’s motor fuel user fee 2 cents per gallon over a six year period for a total of 12 cents, in addition to other fee increases. When fully implemented, the legislative package would provide up to approximately $800 million annually in new...
ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, don’t miss the special program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fort Jackson entitled Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial, 2017 SC Teacher of the Year Celebration naming the new SC Teacher of the Year for 2018 and several very unique history and science specials!
From: Palmetto Scene
Each year, students in the Industrial Engineering program at Clemson University complete senior projects. These projects culminate their four years at the university and allow them to use their education to benefit businesses in the area. This year, a few students had the opportunity to use industrial engineering in a field that many may not expect, healthcare.
Sloan Bankson, an Industrial Engineering student working on a senior project for Family Dental Health , explains,...
From: ETV Regionals
The Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has been around for more than 50 years. It is described as the annual “salute to spring,” with nearly 80 events and activities. The festival consists of music concerts, tailgates, a Barbecue Cook-off, tours, car shows, art exhibitions, and much more. The festival started on April 20th and ended on April 29th. Its logo features Glen the Frog, who was created by Vernon Grant...
South Carolina ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program
The 2017 national championship-winning University of South Carolina women's basketball team, along with head coach Dawn Staley, were honored at the State House on April 25, 2017.
The ceremony in the State House culminates nearly a month of festivities honoring the Gamecocks for defeating Mississippi State 67-55 for their first-ever national championship. Days after winning the title on April 2, the women's basketball team was honored with a parade in downtown Columbia.
While patients at the Greenwood Genetic Center’s (GGC) Florence site might wait to see a geneticist in person, they now have another choice—to see a geneticist over a secure video conference, or telehealth.
Telehealth gives patients more appointment options to choose from, which could allow them to see a geneticist sooner. In late 2016, GGC began offering telehealth appointments at their Florence site, which has no full-time geneticist. In fact, when it comes to...
Cherokee Speedway is a popular dirt track in Gaffney, South Carolina. A hub of family activity and pure American entertainment, Cherokee Speedway is a landmark of the southeast dirt track circuit. Since the 1960s, Cherokee has been making names for hometown racers and families. Ask any of the racers and they'll tell you, "dirt is for racing, and asphalt is for getting there!"
From: Carolina Stories
Kimberly Miles with the Myrtle Beach area Chamber of Commerce talks about this wonderful vacation destination.
Dear Viewers and Listeners,
In May, we salute our veterans and their families with the popular National Memorial Day Concert 2017 , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Hosted again by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise, the special features an all-star line-up of actors and musicians paying tribute to our men and women in uniform.
South Carolinians in WWII airs Saturday afternoons on ETV World. These inspiring...
South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.
Featured in May: Keep It Real, Knowitall Healthy, Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, and author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson. The Knowitall Calendar includes resources for World Press Freedom Day, Cinco de Mayo, Hand Hygiene Day, Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day.
ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In May, don’t miss a special that highlights John Glenn’s courageous life spent serving our country, several interesting programs addressing diverse educational issues, a Carolina Stories about our vanishing WWII veterans, the National Memorial Day Concert 2017, and King Charles III on Masterpiece! Plus, check out The National Geographic Bee , a new ETV kids program for mother’s day and new episodes of Arthur !
From: Palmetto Scene
The SC Forestry Commission celebrated its 90th anniversary with a tree planting ceremony at the State House and announced the economic impact of the state's forestry industry. A Clemson University study found that the industry has a $21 billion impact on the state's economy and is number one in the manufacturing sector, in terms of jobs and labor income. The industry employs over 84,000 people. Other highlights of the study include:
- Forestry represents...
From: SC Hall of Fame
Known as the “Charleston Bird Lady,” Anne Worsham Richardson (1919-2012), renowned wildlife artist, was sometimes dubbed the Audubon of her time. No other South Carolinian has done more to portray the avian wildlife of the Palmetto State than this Charleston artist, whose wildlife paintings hang in galleries around the world. She is South Carolina’s official painter of the State Bird, the Carolina Wren, and State Flower, Yellow Jessamine. With her husband, Richardson operated a bird...
From: Making it Grow
Annie Ham from McCall Farms in Effingham, SC joins "Making It Grow" who will be making a “Southern Caviar Dip” with Blackeye Peas in their new Glory Farms clear can. This first on the shelf clear can is manufactured by Sonoco.
Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can Glory Farms Blackeye Peas 1 (15 oz.) can black beans 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced 1/4" 1/4 cup green onions, sliced 1/8" 1 tsp. pickled jalapeno peppers,...
Join PBS Kids and other out-of-school time learning professionals for a webinar to help you and your partners skip the "summer slide," the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. Jennifer English, senior director, partnerships and station relations/PBS KIDS, will share some of the history of PBS Kids + Summer, and past work with the National Summer Learning Association. She will review the resources available...
From: Making it Grow
Amanda McNulty interviews Katie Black, Director of Student Recruitment in Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.
Jermaine Greene likes tattoos. In total, he has 28. He also loves rap music and says he is a big fan of Spice 1, an American rapper from California. Listening to music is one of his favorite activities. But he can’t hear. He was born deaf and learned sign language at the age of 3 in northern Virginia.
In 1986, he came to the school for the deaf in Spartanburg. He played football, basketball,...
How do we keep students learning over the summer and avoid the “summer slide?”
From: Behind the Scenes
Yoga in Practice is a pilot, 13-part yoga series led by master instructor Stacey Millner-Collins of Columbia, South Carolina. The program is designed to encourage a daily practice for the at-home student.
What makes this show unique among other offerings is that each episode will focus on a universal theme, such as Courage or the Art of Slowing Down , to motivate the practitioner to experience in the body qualities of the mind...
The Senate began debate on H. 3516, commonly called the roads bill, and adopted the Senate Finance Committee amendment. The committee amendment increases the motor fuel user fee two cents per year over six years. When fully implemented, the legislation is estimated to generate about $792 million for road repairs. The bulk of this week was spent allowing senators to prepare amendments and outline their individual visions for the roads bill.
Next week, expect...
Faced with challenges in the area of healthcare, the primarily rural state of South Carolina decided to take action. In 2014, a statewide telehealth network, the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance , was formed to “improve the health of South Carolina's citizens through telehealth." Today, there are more than 200 sites across the state providing telehealth services to the population.