SC Reads

South Carolina's 2018 Teacher of the Year Talks All-Time Favorite Book

May 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
To Kill A Mockingbird

In celebration of PBS's Great American Read , the 2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year, Erin Fox, talks about her all-time favorite book. With 100 titles, only one book can win. What will be America's favorite? Vote today and don't forget to catch PBS's Great American...

SC Native Josh Turner Talks About the Importance of Reading

May 11, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Josh Turner

Josh Turner, country music star and South Carolina native, talks about the importance of reading. Tune in to SCETV's Palmetto Scene on May 17th at 7:30 to hear more South Carolina celebrities talk about their favorite books! And don't forget to catch PBS's Great American...

Research Study Shows Positive Trends for Summer Reading Program

May 11, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Students receiving books

For the second consecutive year, Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville County’s only nonprofit focused solely on improving K–12 public education, collaborated with Scholastic , the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, to determine the impact of...

Lowcountry Moms' Book Club Not Your Average Meetup

May 9, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson and Tabitha Safdi
Books

Motherhood is certainly rewarding—but it’s also exhausting! Playing taxi driver, personal chef, housekeeper, doctor and so much more can zap all of your energy by day’s end. But a group of moms in Bluffton is going the extra mile to make time for themselves-—and it’s all in...

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels

April 25, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
PBS - The Great American Read - Help Choose America's Favorite Book

PBS unveiled a List of America’s 100 Best-loved Novels , chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira,...

Reading Program Aims to Make Summer Count

November 3, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Make Summer Count

Reading well at a young age is the most important building block for later success in school and life. Make Summer Count is a summer program that helps close the achievement gap by giving children and families the resources they need to be able to read all summer long. The...