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SC Lede: COVID-19 — Down Goes Johnny

June 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
After a 17-hour process, the statue of John C. Calhoun in Marion Square in Charleston, SC, was removed on June 24, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 25, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you an account of the removal of the John C. Calhoun statue from Charleston's Marion Square, a look at moves by two of the state’s biggest cities to mandate mask usage in certain places...

Bright by Text

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Bright by Text Contest

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Robert Mills

June 25, 2020 - Posted in History
Robert Mills

Charleston native Robert Mills was the first architect trained in America. Mills took an early interest in architecture while a student at the College of Charleston. After studying with Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Mills returned to South Carolina in 1820 to work with the Board...

NFL Wide Receiver Dontrelle Inman Helps Hometown

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Dontrelle Inman passes groceries to children

Batesburg-Leesville graduate and NFL wide receiver Dontrelle Inman is spending part of the off-season in South Carolina. While off the field in the Palmetto State, Dontrelle was on Instagram and an idea was spawned. After seeing several social media challenges in the early...

Sunflowers at Sol Flowers

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn

Sol Flowers is a sunflower field grown so that visitors can enjoy and purchase gorgeous sunflowers. Pre-bundled sunflowers are exchanged for a donation to the Foothills Community Foundation. They have an open house around the first of July every year, so check their...

Statue of John C. Calhoun Comes Down in Charleston

June 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
John C. Calhoun statue is set down before a cheering crowd

A statue of John C. Calhoun has stood atop a perch of more than one hundred feet over Marion Square for 124 years and it was no easy task taking the likeness down. Calhoun was a former State Senator and Vice President of the United States. But he was also well known as an...

Hydrangeas In Bloom

June 24, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn

"Making It Grow" visits the garden of Sumter, SC resident Dr. J. Grady Locklear just in time to see his hydrangeas in full bloom.

ETV Teacher Recertification: Still time to register for Summer + free offer!

June 23, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher sitting on beach with laptop

Still time to register for ETV Teacher Recertification SUMMER session! Plus, take advantage of our FREE offer for this Summer session. Earn renewal credit … at your own pace from anywhere, anytime 24/7!

SCETV Statement on Race and Curriculum Resources

June 23, 2020 - Posted in Education
Diverse hands create a heart together

SCETV is committed to access, equity, and meeting the needs of 21 st century learners. We are currently working to review all of our educational resources with the hopes of removing and/or updating any that could be viewed as insensitive or as omitting critical historical...

Financial Planning Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

June 23, 2020 - Posted in Business by Mike Switzer
Joy Watkins

There is no doubt that everybody is learning a lesson or two (or three or more) from this pandemic. Maybe it’s the importance of sanitary living or maybe it’s all about money. Our next guest says that there are certainly some financial planning lessons that have become much...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 1,000 Cases A Day Keeps The Normalcy Away

June 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
SLED Chief Mark Keel speaks about law enforcement practices and praised Sen. Tim Scott's police reform bill

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 23, 2020, we look at Sen. Tim Scott’s (R-SC) JUSTICE Act and related issues at the state level, hear from a lawyer about worker’s compensation issues during these COVID-19 times, and get more info from one of DHEC’s top...

Summer renewal and graduate credit courses

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Education
Summer courses begin June 10

Ah summer..., sunny days and chill vibes. Stay relaxed while also staying on target with your PD needs with an online course from PBS TeacherLine.

Parents and Teachers - How to Talk Honestly with Kids about Racism + New Resources

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
How to Talk Honestly with Kid about Racism

In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd and in the midst of protests around the country, we’re again left wondering what we should say to our children about racism in America. What is too much? What is not enough? What if they’re too young and we scare them? What if...

July on - Check Out Our Series and Collections and Go!

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured on in July 2020

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How 2020 Almost Killed Greenville Tech’s New Black Students Initiative. Almost.

June 22, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
Students on laptop

Back in January, South Carolina Public Radio spoke to Dr. Alecia Watt, the director of Greenville Technical College’s Educational Opportunity Program, about the school’s initiative to identify and retain African-American male students who were at risk of dropping out. The...