SAT And AP Scores Edge Up in South Carolina

By Gavin Jackson

South Carolina Students Outpace Nation on SAT and AP Scores

South Carolina students outperformed the national average on both the SAT and Advanced Placement exams, according to the State Department of Education.

The overall mean SAT score was four points higher than the national mean at 1,058—out of a potential 1,600 on the recently redesigned test.

Forty-six percent of the class of 2017—or 19,605 students—took the redesigned SAT. Students scored eight points higher than their national peers on the reading and writing section, at 539, but the average math score was five points below the national rate at 518.

Making College Affordable

By Karen Hermann

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge

How much do you know about applying for financial aid? Test your skills with our Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge

Link to game is here.

Be sure to watch Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Wednesday, September 27 from 7-8 p.m. on SCETV.  After the show has aired, program segments, extra interviews, and answers to frequently asked questions will be posted to

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Now Online

By Bette Jamison

Making College Affordable graphic with dollar bills and graduation cap

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special now online. 

Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will offer advice on applying for and financing college. This timely information is important for high school junior and seniors!

ETV’s Carolina Classrooms NEW LOOK for 2017-18

By Bette Jamison

Photo of Greenwood Genetic Science Lab

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look! Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in Higher Education, 

ETV Teacher Recertification: Easily Accessible, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

By Bette Jamison

Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education to meet your renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit) and costs $75. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for renewal credit, facilitated online and self-paced. Work on them anytime from anywhere!

Waterfall Junction

By Sean Flynn

Waterall Junction

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's new area called Waterfall Junction where children can learn about gardening, explore nature, play in treehouses and splash around in a waterfall.