education

South Carolina ETV and EdVenture partner to host premiere event for 'Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum' November 7

October 30, 2019 - Posted in Education
Xavier Riddle

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the network is partnering with EdVenture Children’s Museum to host a series of activities on November 7 in conjunction with the upcoming premiere of the new PBS Kids series, “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum.”...

South Carolina ETV to host free "Meet the Helpers" Community Engagement Fair October 26

October 23, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Meet the Helpers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) will host a “Meet the Helpers” Community Engagement Fair Saturday, October 26, from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. at the agency’s Telecommunications Center, located at 1041 George Rogers Blvd. in Columbia, S.C. The event is...

South Carolina ETV, Riley Institute announce expanded partnership

October 17, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Furman Partnership

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the Riley Institute at Furman University today announced an expanded partnership that will leverage the resources of both entities to produce in-depth stories on public education, civic leadership and conversations with state...

Navy SEAL Robert "Bob" Coggin - Apollo 8 Recovery Interview

October 2, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
robert bob coggin

The South Carolina State Museum hosted a special screening of Robert Stone's " Chasing The Moon " on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Museum guests, and members of the SCETV Endowment alike came to see this special screening, and took advantage of the opportunity to speak with...

Photographer Milt Putnam - Apollo 11 Recovery Interview

October 1, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
U.S. Navy photographer Milt Putnam shares his experiences with the recovery of Apollo 11.

On the evening of Thursday, July 25, the South Carolina State Museum hosted a special screening of Robert Stone's " Chasing The Moon ." Museum guests, and members of the SCETV Endowment alike came to see this special screening, and took advantage of the opportunity to speak...

State House Week: Thousands of Teachers Ralley for Education Reform

May 3, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
Teachers and their supporters rally outside the South Carolina State House in Columbia on May 1, 2019

Some 10,000 teachers and supporters from across the state descended on the Statehouse this week sending a powerful message to lawmakers that they want more state support in funding and in education reforms, and they are not happy with the school improvement bill pending in...

Were You in High School in 1960? Researchers Think Your Early Education Could Shed Light on Aging

March 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Thelisha Eaddy
Were You in High School in 1960

The “Lincoln School” was the first public school for black students in Sumter. The school was built in the late 1800s and started as a frame cottage with four classrooms. By the 1950’s, the school acquired an additional twenty classrooms, a cafeteria, a gymnasium, a library...

SC Lede: It's Academic - House Education Bill Debate

March 5, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson speaks with Seanna Adcox (l) and Maayan Schechter in the SC Public Radio studios on Monday, March 4, 2019.

On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Maayan Schechter and The Post and Courier's Seanna Adcox to discuss the education reform package hitting the floor of the South Carolina House of Represenatives this week for debate. The...

"M" is for Museum of Education

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"M" is for Museum of Education. Founded in 1977, the Museum of Education was established as a repository for archives, references, and artifacts related to the culture of educational life in South Carolina. It later expanded to house selected archival collections related to...

Governor McMaster's Education Budget

January 18, 2019 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
cb57b0a4-8d9e-4e46-80d2-daa146b19f3d

Work is underway at the Statehouse on next year’s $9 Billion state budget which is expected to pump money into reforming the state’s public education system. Gov. McMaster sent his budget recommendations to the legislature this week. He calls for a 5 percent pay raise for...

Education Reform to Dominate 2019 Legislative Session

January 11, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
0c8c806c-33a7-42b0-82b6-a7162b5a9a64

After the first week of this year’s session, it’s clear that the top priority for the South Carolina General Assembly is improving the state’s public school system, something that education advocates have been seeking for years. In his Inaugural Address, Gov. Henry McMaster...

Charleston School Helps Women Sail the Seas of Life

November 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Victoria Hansen
Families welcome home Ashley Hall students in Charleston who have been at sea a week.

Just leaving their cell phones behind for a week might seem tough enough, but 17 teenagers from Ashley Hall in Charleston, a private school for girls, spent a week at sea hoisting sails and navigating by stars aboard the tall ship, “Liberty Clipper”. Most had never sailed...

Uncompromising Activist: Richard Greener, First Black Professor at USC

October 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
Richard T. Greener, circa 1900; by J. H. Cunningham. In The Colored American, February 24, 1900.

Richard T. Greener, circa 1900; by J. H. Cunningham. In The Colored American, February 24, 1900. Credit The Colored American, February 24, 1900 / Library of Congress/Chronicling America (Originally broadcast 06/01/18) - Richard Theodore Greener (1844–1922) was a renowned...

University of Possibilities

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Ricky Taylor
Students

A program at the University of South Carolina is getting middle school students excited about college.

Southern Campaign Tour

September 28, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by William Richardson
Reenactment photo of Southern Campaign production

South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar and park ranger John Slaughter explain the significant role South Carolina played in the Revolutionary War.

Pages