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SC senators consider how to attract, keep teachers

Updated: 08/20/2014 - According to the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement, South Carolina's colleges are not producing enough teachers to fill classroom vacancies. Agency director Jane Turner says there are 4,000 openings yearly, but only 2,000 graduates to fill them.

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UPDATE | Honda driver charged in school bus accident

Updated: 08/13/2014 - A 19-year-old driving a Honda didn't see the bus stop and hit the front of the car into the back of the bus, the school system said. The driver of the Honda was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

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State education board to consider conduct grades

Posted: 08/13/2014 - Chairwoman-elect Traci Young Cooper is adamantly opposed. The former state teacher of the year says report cards include a place for teachers to provide parents information on students' conduct. She says students' classroom grades already reflect their personal character skills.

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SC test scores fall in all grades, in most subjects

Updated: 08/06/2014 - The percentage of students passing fell in 22 of the 30 total tests taken. The worst drops occurred in sixth- and seventh-grade reading. Both declined by 5 percentage points.

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GRU leading minority cancer research program

Posted: 08/06/2014 - GRU officials say the university's cancer center has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to lead the research program in partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University.

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Common Core dispute pits Zais against ed boards

Posted: 07/31/2014 - The law directs educator panels to review current math and reading standards, which are the Common Core standards. Changes must be approved by both the state Board of Education and Education Oversight Committee. Zais has no vote on either board.

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Back-to-school costs add up for teachers

Posted: 07/29/2014 - Buying everything on that school supply list can get pricey. Many teachers say they're also bearing the burden of the back to school costs.

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SC panel approves compromise on teaching evolution

Posted: 07/29/2014 - A six-member panel voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend the compromise to the full state Board of Education and Education Oversight Committee. Approval from both is needed for any change to education standards.

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Georgia releases student growth tool

Posted: 07/24/2014 - The information and a new online tool focus on how students improved from year to year and in certain subjects compared to their peers.

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Historically black colleges face uncertain future

Updated: 07/23/2014 - But as enrollment and funding have declined for many of these institutions, the challenges of remaining open have increased. Five such schools have shut down in the last 20 years and about a dozen have had accreditation issues.

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Ex-SC State trustee asks judge to drop convictions

Updated: 07/22/2014 - Jonathan Pinson says in court documents filed last week that prosecutors failed to prove the allegations against him. If the convictions are not dropped, Pinson wants a new trial. He says jurors were confused.

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Opinions heated on next Richmond County school superintendent

Updated: 07/15/2014 - The search is on for a new Richmond County school superintendent, and they're getting close to having the final three. Dr. Frank Roberson's contract will be up in August, but before the board makes their choice, they released a survey to get your ideas on who should be next. Even though more than 1,500 people took the survey, some don't think their opinions will even matter.

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