Education Oversight Committee

EOC: Family-Friendly Resources Available in Spanish

March 4, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC: Family-friendly Resources Available in Spanish

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has created a Guide to the School and District Report Cards , providing an overview and explanation of key performance indicators of South Carolina’s 2018 School and District Report Cards released in November 2018. The document has...

EOC Hosts Martin's Math Club Teacher Appreciation Night

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Martin's Math Club, Season 3 is rolling along with many SC teachers and students participating in the program! The contest provides the opportunity for teachers and students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade to win two free tickets to a University of South Carolina...

EOC Reports: School Report Card Resources Available

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC Guide to the 2018 SC School Report Cards

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that School Report Cards , based on South Carolina's approved accountability plan, will be released to the public on November 15, 2018. The EOC and the SC Department of Education are hosting meetings this month for school...

reTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner: Report Released

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC Report - reThinking Literacy for the 21st Century Learner

The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has issued the final report from the August 7, 2018 Symposium, “reTHINKING Literacy for the 21 st Century Learner.” The report is available for download and dissemination. National experts Drs. Timothy Shanahan, Stacey Leftwich,...

EOC Reports: Resources Available for Summer Months

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends several resources to share with students and families as they head out for the...

SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program Awarded

March 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program have been awarded to seven initiatives throughout the state, with fifteen participating districts and additional community partners, including local Head Start and First Steps partnerships.

K-8 Teachers & Your Students Can Attend a USC Men’s Basketball Game by Doing Math!

January 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Season 2 of "Martin's Math Club” continues! The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is pleased to continue their partnership with University of South Carolina Head Men's Basketball Coach Frank Martin and the University of South Carolina Athletics Department for Season 2...

EOC: Season 2 of Martin's Math Club Focused on Gamecocks' Final Four Run

October 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is pleased to announce Season 2 of "Martin's Math Club," a partnership with University of South Carolina Head Men's Basketball Coach Frank Martin and the University of South Carolina Athletics Department. Martin, a former high...

EOC: Grants Available to Enhance Quality in Pre-Kindergarten Programs

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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South Carolina school districts are invited to apply for the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program, a matching grants program designed to improve children’s readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds.

EOC: Resources Available for Back-to-School

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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As students and families prepare for the new school year, please be aware that there are many resources available to help.

EOC Reports: Broadband Internet Service Available for Low-Income Individuals

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Through budget and policy recommendations to the General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has supported initiatives to expand Internet access to South Carolina students in classrooms and beyond the traditional school day to students at home.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for the Summer Months

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends these resources to share with students and families as they head out for the summer.

EOC Issues Report That Examines Education of Military Connected Children

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.

EOC Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is seeking teacher comments on behalf of the South Carolina General Assembly. Teachers are asked to participate in a short online survey to provide Information about their experience, training and interest level as it relates to...

EOC Adopts Recommendations to Merge Accountability Systems

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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On January 17, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted recommendations for a single accountability system that meet both federal and state requirements for school accountability. The recommendations were required as part of Act 200 of 2014, enacted by the SC General...

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