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Wed, 10/21/2020

South Carolina ranks near the bottom among states in recent ACT results

Trend drops despite fewer students testing

– Last…

Tue, 10/20/2020

EOC recommends student testing continue but School Report Card ratings waived for current school year

EDITOR’S NOTE: The EOC held a full meeting October 12 at 1:00 p…

Thu, 10/01/2020

EOC Executive Director chosen to become Riley Fellow 

C. Matthew Ferguson, Executive Director of the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) joins other distinguished…

Fri, 07/31/2020

April Allen re-appointed to EOC

April Allen, Director of U.S. Government Relations for Continental, has been re-appointed to serve on the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (…

Mon, 06/01/2020

Year 3 of eLearning pilot program includes 27 new school districts and 16 readiness district

Columbia, SC – Today, the Education Oversight…

Tue, 02/11/2020

SC Education Oversight Committee Announces New Executive Director

Columbia - Christopher Matthew Ferguson, J.D., has been named Executive Director of the SC…

Mon, 12/09/2019

EOC policy and budget recommendations focused on improving student outcomes and strengthening the teaching profession

EDITOR’S NOTE: The EOC held a…

Mon, 12/02/2019

Grants awarded to SC school districts focused on improving four-year-old kindergarten quality

Columbia – Awardees for the South Carolina…

Tue, 11/19/2019

For Immediate Release – November 19, 2019

Rep. Neal Collins appointed to serve on EOC

Columbia, SC – The Honorable Neal Collins, a…

Mon, 10/07/2019

South Carolina Report Cards for schools show overall gains statewide

System designed to measure and incentivize student success toward college and career readiness

Wed, 07/17/2019

Columbia -- Patti Tate, Teacher and Advanced Studies Coordinator at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, has been re-appointed to serve on the South Carolina Education…

Wed, 07/10/2019

Columbia -- Today, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) announced that ten additional school districts have been approved to use eLearning days for school make-up days…