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Let us now praise famous teachers

​We are public school teachers. That word ‘public’ comes from the Latin word ‘publica’ and means ‘of the people.’ Our students and their families are truly of the people — not just the people from our small corner of South Carolina but people of the whole wide world. We are, too. We are of the people for the people.

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How nuclear opponents paved the way for SC law

During the 1980s, it became evident that nuclear power opponents could markedly increase the ultimate cost of a nuclear station by forcing it to pile up interest, which accrued even while construction was halted by legal maneuvers. This made the station so expensive that even if it was completed, it would not be economical to operate.

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North Carolina and South Carolina schools get a C-

Education Week, a nonprofit education industry newspaper that publishes these grades annually, recently have North Carolina and South Carolina a grade of C-.
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North Carolina and South Carolina schools get a C-

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