New Public Engagement Initiative Urges South Carolinians to Make Education a Priority

By Bette Jamison

EOC graphic about Education

November 15, 2018 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

It is time to “expect more” in South Carolina, says agency

Columbia – Today, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) unveiled a new public engagement campaign designed to provide information about the status of public schools in South Carolina and empower families, business and community leaders, and other stakeholders to take action on behalf of students and schools.

EOC Reports: School Report Card Resources Available

By Bette Jamison

EOC Guide to the 2018 SC School Report Cards

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that School Report Cards, based on South Carolina's approved accountability plan, will be released to the public on November 15, 2018. The EOC and the SC Department of Education are hosting meetings this month for school leaders.

SCETV Celebrates 60 Years!

By Bette Jamison

South Carolina ETV - 60 Years of Storytelling

Dating back to our first French teleclass on September 8, 1958, from Dreher High School in Columbia. “That closed-circuit transmission was the start of what has grown into a statewide telecommunications system that broadcasts award winning TV and radio programs for all South Carolinians,” commented Anthony Padgett, President and CEO, SCETV and SC Public Radio. To follow some of the award-winning contributions SCETV (and our younger sibling SC Public Radio) have made in the last 60 years, please visit our newly enhanced history timeline at

Giant Sacaton Grass

By Patrick McMillan

Giant Sacaton Grass

Naturalist Patrick McMillan visits the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona where some of the last remaining Giant Sacaton Grass is found. 

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

ETV Education: LearningWhy, Carolina Classrooms + More

By Bette Jamison

LearningWhy, ETV SreamlineSC and Carolina Classrooms from ETV Education


SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete PreK-12 project-based, 1-to-1 and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable.

Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this newest of ETV’s free services is available to ALL South Carolina educators - public, private, charter, virtual or home schools.


FREE Training on Webtools, iPads, Google & ETV Resources

By Bette Jamison

Teachers on laptops and tablets

SCETV Education provides FREE technology training at your location.

Our training service is available to South Carolina public, private, charter schools, and home school associations. We are also available to do presentations for colleges/pre-service teachers. ETV's trainers specialize in webtools, iPads and Google, as well as all of the wonderful SCETV resources!