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

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

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

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.

Passing the Baton| Endowment Intern Imelda

July 23, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Imelda Golden
Reading by The River

One of the many reasons that I wanted to have the opportunity to intern at SCETV was to give back to the community. I feel that ETV programming and all of its other services have given so much to me as a child and I want to give back and to help to teach and inspire the...

Students Create Computer Games and Apps at Girls Go for IT Camp

June 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Laura Hunsberger
Instructor Jaya Gantt, a recent graduate of USC, teaches 6th-grader Kenney Williams and other students at Girls Go for I.T. camp.

During the last two weeks of June, the University of South Carolina's School of Earth, Ocean and Environment was home to Girls Go for I.T. , a camp for middle school-age girls who are interested in learning about computer science and programming. South Carolina Public Radio...

Discovering the Lowcountry | ETV Endowment Intern Cassidy

June 15, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Cassidy Haynes
Sgt. Jasper Park in Hardeeville

Hi, everyone! I’m Cassidy Haynes, and I’m interning at the Beaufort SCETV station. In this first week alone, I’ve traveled to Hunting Island, Columbia, and Hardeeville, and so far it’s been a blast. I’m incredibly grateful to have an opportunity to see first-hand the work...

Bassist Reggie Workman Shares Perspective, Life Experiences with Students of Charleston Jazz Academy

June 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bradley Fuller
Reggie Workman at the Charleston Jazz Academy.

Working with jazz legends like John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, and numerous others has given double bassist Reggie Workman more than a little perspective on music-making. On Monday, June 4th, the eighty-year-old exponent of hard bop and avant-garde jazz shared...

Future Teachers Reflect on a Year of Challenge in their Chosen Profession

May 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Victoria Hansen
Professor Anne Gutshall teaches psychology courses as part of the College of Charleston's education program

Professor Anne Gutshall teaches psychology courses to future educators at the College of Charleston. Her students have a lot on their minds. From teacher walkouts nationwide over low pay to deadly mass shootings at schools, it’s a wonder they want to teach at all. But they...