Bette Jamison

SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program Awarded

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.

Carolina Classrooms: NEW Online Education Stories

By Bette Jamison

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NEW THIS SCHOOL YEAR … Carolina Classrooms features online education stories in addition to broadcast programs! Visit our website for education stories from around our state that feature students involved in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as stories about the arts, writing, nutrition, education policy, and more. 

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in SC - Feb. 28 on SCETV

By Bette Jamison

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Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in South Carolina, a new edition in SCETV’s educational series, airs February 28 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV. What is the best way to solve teacher recruitment and retention problems? On this episode of Carolina Classrooms, we'll discuss some of the challenges facing South Carolina schools and share perspectives from educators, administrators and students around our state. 

Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the South Carolina State Library

By Bette Jamison

Artwork from “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich, now on exhibit at SC State Library

Our latest exhibition, running through March, is titled “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" and is by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich. The work explores the lives and culture of the Gullah Geechee people in communities from Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island, Ga., to Mosquito Beach on Sol Legare Island, S.C.

March is Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®)

By Bette Jamison

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March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. 

SCETV’s LearningWhy Complete Lessons – Create Your FREE Account, FB + More

By Bette Jamison

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This school year, SCETV Education “rolled out” a new service designed to promote student achievement, celebrate best teaching practices and meet the needs of our South Carolina educators! LearningWhy offers complete Pre-K-12 classroom lessons for one-to-one environments and project-based learning, plus traditional classroom lessons – all vetted and editable.