Columbia County Schools and elementary schools in Richmond County are starting off the 2022 school year and one of the concerns for parents is COVID. We talked to a professor of infectious diseases about it.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Sunday said the new guidelines are for teachers and other school staff that have been exposed to COVID-19 but are not showing symptoms during a “crisis staffing condition.”
For K-12 families across the state, 1.5 million dollar is being spent on 24-hour online tutoring. Students, teachers and caregivers won’t have to pay a thing for it. These services are completely free.
Spearman’s last year in office will include combatting the highly-transmittable omicron variant of COVID-19, assisting schools facing instances and threats of violence, and supporting students and teachers with mental health issues.
Most public school districts in South Carolina may be required to enforce President Joe Biden’s recently announced COVID-19 action plan for vaccinations in the workplace, state education officials said Tuesday.
Faculty members continue to protest the refusal of Georgia’s public university system to mandate masks and vaccines. But leaders of the 26-university system are making clear those policies aren’t going to change.
South Carolina Education Superintendent Molly Spearman said Wednesday that she’s encouraging state lawmakers to reconsider the law that bans South Carolina schools from requiring masks inside their buildings.
While South Carolina leaders have said the state will not enforce a federal face mask requirement on school buses, individual school districts are allowed to do so, according to a memo sent to district superintendents.