The Oconee County School District in the Upstate could be South Carolina's first district to take a major step toward a more year-round school year in 2020-21.
South Carolina placed limits on the size of public school classrooms years ago, but enforcement fell by the wayside in 2010, after the Great Recession hit. The limits still aren't enforced today.
The focal point of the University of South Carolina's new logo is not a palmetto tree, a stylized silhouette of the campus's historic Horseshoe, or even a ferocious fighting gamecock. Instead, it's the word "of."
The Charleston County School District has delayed the start of its magnet and charter school application process, and the School Board will meet Jan. 28 to consider changes in how that process unfolds in the future.
State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, D-Camden, has introduced a bill that would specify it is OK for a child who is "of sufficient age and maturity to avoid harm" to play outdoors unattended.
Almost two-thirds of South Carolina charter schools are racially segregated according to the state's own charter law, failing to reflect the diversity of the communities they serve. But some advocates say that law is unfairly written and poorly enforced.
A pickup truck hit an 11-year-old C.E. Williams Middle student near a school bus stop in West Ashley on Tuesday morning, and police are urging students and drivers to be safe as school reconvenes after winter break.
Incoming College of Charleston President Andrew T. Hsu will receive a pay package of about $500,000 when he starts work on March 1 — more than his predecessor but less than some coaches and other heads of southern universities.
A family is taking the Charleston County School District and local police officials to court alleging that they allowed a worker at Dunston Elementary School to sexually abuse their son and other young boys.