Education

Student Voice - Rush Johnston

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Empty desks in an empty classroom

Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Rush Johnston, a senior at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, is a member of a group called Student Voice. In August 2017, she and other students met with...

Student Voice - Surya Korrapati

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Teacher working with students

Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Surya Korrapati, a senior at River Bluff High School, is a member of a group called Student Voice. He talked with us about how teacher shortages affect students around the state and how Student...

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in SC - Feb. 28 on SCETV

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Name tags

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in South Carolina , a new edition in SCETV’s educational series, airs February 28 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV . What is the best way to solve teacher recruitment and retention problems? On this episode of Carolina Classrooms...

From Coach to Teacher: 2018 National Principal of the Year Talks Career Path

December 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Dr. Akil Ross at Chapin High School

Chapin High School Principal Dr. Akil Ross was recently named the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) 2018 National Principal of the Year. In this clip, Dr. Ross talks about growing up in Washington D.C., his love for football, and how the sport...

The Jamestown Foundation

December 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
The Jamestown Foundation

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow Amanda McNulty travels to Jamestown in the Mars Bluff Community of Florence, SC and talks with Terry James about The Jamestown Foundation. The Jamestown settlement was founded in 1870 by Ervin James a former slave. Ervin...

8th Grade Students Learn about SC Career Opportunities

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kaitlyn Cannon
Teen CEO Day at Winthrop Coliseum

When it comes to the event Teen CEO Day , CEO stands for “Career Exploration Opportunity.” Teen CEO Day allows eighth grade students from Chester , Lancaster , and York Counties to talk with representatives from local companies about different career paths and the job...

Chapin High School Principal Named 2018 National Principal of the Year

November 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Dr. Akil Ross during an assembly

Chapin High School’s principal, Dr. Akil Ross, has a mantra for the school, “We are a thousand passions with one heartbeat." He aims to foster an environment where students can be challenged, while pursuing their own interests. In a surprise assembly in October, Dr. Ross...

S.C. Summer Camp Helping Students Combat Summer Learning Loss

November 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Camp iRock

Camp iRock is an innovative summer camp that helps children improve their reading abilities while having tons of summer camp fun. In the spring, the School District of Pickens County identifies rising 2nd, 3rd and 4th-graders who could use a boost in their reading abilities...

Greenville Program Offers Students a Chance to Innovate!

November 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Students studying together after school

Innovate! is a program that celebrates and empowers students from third grade through high school with afterschool, summer and weekend programs. The program’s focus is to break the cycle of poverty of students in the west Greenville neighborhood one child at a time...

Reading Program Aims to Make Summer Count

November 3, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Make Summer Count

Reading well at a young age is the most important building block for later success in school and life. Make Summer Count is a summer program that helps close the achievement gap by giving children and families the resources they need to be able to read all summer long. The...

Tanya Weigold Discusses Scholarships Available for SC Students

October 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Scholarship Application

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Tanya Weigold, Program Manager, Scholarships and Grants at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, discusses scholarships available to South Carolina students.

Carolina Classrooms Talks to Scott Verzyl About the College Application Process

October 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Scott Verzyl and Lemuel Watson

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Scott Verzyl, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean for Undergraduate Admissions at the University of South Carolina, spoke with us about the college application process.

Elizabeth Milam, Director of Financial Aid at Clemson University

October 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
girl at chalkboard with money

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Elizabeth Milam, Director of Financial Aid at Clemson University, spoke with us about types of financial aid and the importance of filing early.

NPR: Upcoming Reporting Partnership with Education Week

October 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Puerto Rican mother and daughter as students head to mainland for school

National Public Radio (NPR) is partnering with Education Week on a reporting project launching this week. The project is a series of stories about educating black teenage boys from underserved communities and preparing them for college.

Joey Derrick, Director of Financial Aid at the University of South Carolina

October 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Graduation cap and money

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Joey Derrick, Director of Financial Aid at the University of South Carolina, talks about the financial aid process.

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