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A Counter Protest from History and the Rebirth of a Fabled Rock Hill Restaurant

September 1, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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One could make much of the timing of Chef Rob Masone’s next big food venture, seeing that it just happens to intersect with a moment that’s brought us both a pandemic and a major conversation about the meaning and breadth of race and racism in the United States. The moment...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — September 1st, AKA March 185th

September 1, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 1, 2020, we discuss the Palmetto State’s current economic situation, break down the additional money lawmakers will have for upcoming budget negotiations, continue our look at the mental health of medical...

Beaufort Suffragist Shared Gullah Folklore and Educated Black Children

September 1, 2020 - Posted in History by Victoria Hansen
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Anne Christensen Pollitzer lives at the end of a dirt road on Saint Helena Island. The view from her back porch is as stunning as her story. White egrets wade along the marsh as Anne unfolds two large, cardboard displays beside her, spreading them out like wings. Each is...

SC African American History Calendar: September Honoree – Xanthene Norris

August 31, 2020 - Posted in History by Mimi Wortham-Brown
SC African American History Calendar:    September Honoree – Xanthene Norris

As an educator and community leader, Xanthene Sayles Norris has established an exemplary career of public service and civic engagement. Born in Winston Salem, N.C., Norris grew up and attended public schools in Greenville, S.C. She graduated from Sterling High School in...

Knowitall and LearningWhy become one

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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Two of our premiere educational resources are merging! Starting in October, SCETV will place all content from LearningWhy.org on the Knowitall.org web site. Users will be able to find all of our great content and lesson plans in one central location. Knowitall.org will...

Developing life-long readers

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Education by Sherri Moye
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series “I haven’t read a book since middle school!” “I haven’t read one since elementary!” “I used SparkNotes, and I passed all of my tests.” We’ve all heard those comments when asking students what they last read. Every year teachers...

September 2020 ETV Program Highlights

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
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PBS Kids Adjusts Schedule for Fall - The schedule for children’s programming on SCETV is changing this fall. Aimed at providing a wide variety of series addressing different curriculum areas for both older and younger kids, the revised schedule will go into effect Monday,...

Datacasting offers learning delivery options to students without broadband

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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SCETV continues work with districts around the state to explore datacasting technology.

EOC Releases Analysis of 2019 KRA Results

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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This summer, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) released a report on the 2019 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) administration:

Storytime with SCETV: Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Education
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Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe Written and Read By: Jo Watson Hackl Illustrated By: Gilbert Ford How far would you go to find something that might not even exist? All her life, Cricket’s mama has told her stories about a secret room painted by a mysterious artist. Now...

Robotic Milking at the LeMaster Dairy Farm

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
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"Making It Grow" visit Clemson University's LeMaster Dairy Farm and see how this new facility is doing robotic milking of the cows and much more!

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2020

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Culture
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For many across South Carolina, 2020 has been anything but smooth. From the spread of COVID-19 to the ongoing fight for racial justice, we are living in challenging, uncertain times. Throughout all of this adversity, however, one thing has remained constant – SCETV’s...

Betty Jo Rhea | Women Vision SC Podcast

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Local by Linda O'Bryon
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Betty Jo Rhea served as Mayor of Rock Hill for 12 years and as a member of the City Council for 8 years. She was referred to as “the people’s mayor.” When she took over as mayor, unemployment stood at over 17% and textile mills had declined from 13 to only one. Under her...

SC Business News Update from Alan Cooper

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Alan Cooper Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina...

The Glories of Grits

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
The Glories of Grits

Grits. If you grew up in the South, you have likely eaten them. If you buy yours from the grocery store, though, you may never have really tasted the goodness of stone ground grits. This week, Walter Edgar talks grits with Greg Johnsman, of Geechee Boy Mills on Edisto...

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