SC Education Oversight Committee

EOC seeks nominations for review of ELA standards by June 8, 2020

May 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) seeks nominations of EL teachers, parents, and business leaders for review of ELA standards. Pursuant to State law, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is conducting a cyclical review of the current English language arts (ELA)...

EOC: Support for families helping students learn at home

April 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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During this time of uncertainty, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has been working to provide assistance to school districts as they implement emergency eLearning due to school closures. During the last two years, the EOC has worked with 15 SC school districts...

EOC: Win free tickets to a USC home basketball game

January 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Martin's Math Club graphic from Education Oversight Committee

The fourth season 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, is well underway. This is the fourth year of the program which promotes the...

EOC policy and budget recommendations

January 5, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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On December 9, the EOC approved budget recommendations for Fiscal Year 2020-21. These recommendations focus on the revenues generated by the one-cent sales tax, the Education Improvement Act.

EOC: 4K Block Grant application available

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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For the fifth year, the South Carolina General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2019-20.

EOC Reports: Resources available for start of school

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Looking for resources for families as school starts back? The SC Family-Friendly Standards ( www.scfriendlystandards.org ) are updated and available for Grades K-12 for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The guides provide information about...

EOC: Ten School Districts Added to Year 2 of eLearning Pilot

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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This month, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) announced that ten additional school districts have been approved to use eLearning days for school make-up days. A total of 15 districts in the state will participate in the program in the upcoming school year, including...

EOC: Family-Friendly Standards and Help with Math SC

May 28, 2019 - 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.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for Summer Months

May 1, 2019 - 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 valuable resources to share with students and families as the summer break...

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

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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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...