Glenn McConnell, the former state Senate leader who fought previous attempts to banish the Confederate flag from the State House grounds, said Thursday the time has come to remove the Civil War banner.
CrossRoads Middle School sixth grade teacher Christopher Craft and three of his students ‑ Carson Ellis, Corbyn Player and McKenzie Smith ‑ are grand prize winners in the 2015 Belk Service Learning Challenge.
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The Catawba Indian Nation and the Rock Hill, SC, school district may get funding from the state to settle part of the tribe’s outstanding school tuition bill. But local lawmakers are split on whether the $500,000 item will survive this week’s special budget session of the state Legislature.
As supporters celebrated the news Thursday that S.C. State University would keep its accreditation, the college’s board chairman acknowledged more cuts are on the way to trim its $20 million-plus deficit.
The leader of the controversial nonprofit that dominates South Carolina’s private school-choice program says state tax auditors made sexual comments about her in emails, joking about how a staffer wanted to see her again. READ AN EMAIL EXCHANGE INSIDE.
It’s been a big year for Jennifer Ainsworth. The 2015 S.C. Teacher of the Year has visited classrooms all around the state and even met President Obama in the White House, but she’s always kept her heart set on one thing: students with disabilities.
In two open letters posted on Clemson’s website, 10 past presidents of the university’s Faculty Senate said that renaming Tillman Hall would provide “strong and undeniably symbolic repudiation” of the actions of Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof “and the hatred engendered by individuals such as Mr. Tillman — and their checkered legacy.”