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EOC Reports: A Solution to School Make-up Days?

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

On February 11, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) received a report on the five pilot school districts participating in the first eLearning Pilot Initiative. These districts eliminated make-up days from their school calendars, opting instead to operate eLearning days...

SC African American History Calendar - April Honorees: Ethel and Maxie Gordon

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC African American History Calendar for April - Ethel and Maxie Gordon

For more than 40 years, Drs. Maxie S. and Ethel M. Gordon championed desegregation. The Gordons contributed across a multitude of platforms: First Calvary Baptist Church, Benedict College, Morris College, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., the NAACP, the S.C. Human...

ETV Program Highlights for April 2019

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Photo from Reconstruction: American After the Civil War

April provides a wide array of interesting programs for teachers and students! Innovative PBS KIDS programs on ETV encourage our children to explore the outdoors! Don’t miss Holocaust Remembrance, Easter and Earth Day specials, plus Reconstruction: America After the Civil...

Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College - Available Online Now!

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College Panelist

Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College airs March 27, 7:00 – 8:00 PM on SCETV. The hour-long program features an important panel discussion with the Commission on Higher Education and admissions representatives from South Carolina colleges and universities. These...

Pondering Plastic - Wildlife, Bans and Trash

March 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Dr. John Weinstein studies microplastics at the Citadel

He weighs less than five pounds, but Zazu had big belly problems when he was rescued off the Isle of Palms coast nearly three months ago. The tiny, green sea turtle had eaten plastic, all kinds of plastic; part of a balloon, clear sheets of plastic and material from a...

Inmates Find Hope and Change in Allendale Correctional Art Program

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson
Inmates at ACI find hope and change through art program.

Behind the fences and beneath the barbed wire of Allendale Correctional Institution (ACI), is a group of men who proudly call themselves The Advanced Artists of Allendale. They’ve each demonstrated a willingness to try new mediums, practice new skills and through that, they...

State House Daybook: March 26, 2019

March 26, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place...

Depression in Older Adult

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. William Moran

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. William Moran about the diagnosis and treatment of depression during the older adult years. Dr. Moran is the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at MUSC.

SC Lede: Sheriffs That Act 'Above The Law'

March 26, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with the Post and Courier's Tony Bartelme about the paper's "Above The Law" special investigation into questionable conduct by several South Carolina sheriffs. Bartelme and fellow reporter Joe Cranney sifted...

Anhinga Anhinga?

March 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Anhinga.

The scientific name of these "Water Turkeys" is Anhinga anhinga

March into Spring: NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Course

March 25, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers 50 online courses, PLUS one NEW course . ALL courses approved by the SC Department of Education for 20 renewal...

New Look Coming for By The River

March 25, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Bounds Jackson
New By The River set

Season Two of By The River will look a whole lot different than the first season. This month a new set is being constructed, with the help of the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) students who also take part in the show's production. While the entire look won't...

Southern Heritage Crops

March 25, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Southern Heritage Crops

To learn more about Southern heritage Crops, Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Charleston, SC and the home of award winning author, chef and TV host Nathalie Dupree. Here, Chef Kristian Niemi joins the conversation and also...

A Journey of Rediscovery: Retracing the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition in Carolina

March 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Detail of the title page of A History of Carolina presented to North Carolina in 1831 by James Madison. The book is now part of the collection of the N.C. Museum of History.

In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through the still-mysterious Carolina backcountry. His travels yielded A New Voyage to...

"B" is for Brown, William Melvin, Jr. (1934-1994)

March 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Brown, William Melvin, Jr. (1934-1994). Manufacturer. A native Charlestonian and a graduate of South Carolina State, Brown served in the Army, taught in the Charleston County schools, and was the first black insurance consultant in Charleston. In 1972 he created...

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