South Carolina's lawmakers promised the 2014 Read to Succeed Act would change the state's dismal literacy rates through school-based reading coaches and summer reading camps. Four years and $214 million later, South Carolinians are still waiting for a change.
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South Carolina has been awarded $3.2 Million to fund 17 AmeriCorps programs statewide.
Evidence on the effectiveness of repeating a grade in boosting academic performance is mixed at best. And holding back students is costly.
South Carolina schools are holding back less than 10 percent of the third-grade students who failed a reading test under a new law aimed at addressing literacy problems early.
Two weeks ago, I invited you to go with me to Honduras in 2019 to create children’s libraries through my daughter’s nonprofit, Chispa Project.
The free Horizons summer enrichment program has served kids from low-income communities in the United States for 54 years but only recently arrived in South Carolina.
An annual study on kids' well being shows South Carolina making some improvement but still lagging behind the nation overall, particularly in education.
As many as 4,059 South Carolina students might have to repeat the third grade next school year because they failed a reading test, thanks to a…
After Muhiyidin Moye was fatally shot in New Orleans on Feb. 6, friends and family vowed to carry on his legacy, something they say is embodied in the youth academy that opened its doors on June 5.
It's the same story every fall when Iliana Rincon Ramos returns to school from summer vacation: Before the class can move forward, they'll all…