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Tue, 05/28/2024

Columbia, SC- Jeri McCumbee, MEDcare Director of Operations for Myrtle Beach and Tennessee, has been appointed to serve as a member of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC) by…

Mon, 04/08/2024

Potentially 21,000 eligible children in SC are not participating in the Child Early Reading and Development Education Program (CERDEP) funded through the state of South Carolina, based on a recent…

Wed, 04/03/2024

The EOC joined Governor Henry McMaster and SC Superintendent of Education Ellen Weaver at a ceremony declaring April as Month of the Military Child.

This month honors and celebrates…

Mon, 03/11/2024

South Carolina four-year-olds who participate in a state-funded, full-day 4K Child Early Reading and Development Education Program (CERDEP) are more likely to demonstrate readiness on the…

Thu, 02/01/2024

Columbia, SC – Russell Baxley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Beaufort Memorial Hospital, has been appointed to serve as a member of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC…

Thu, 02/01/2024

Columbia, SC – Melissa Pender, Principal of Coosa Elementary School, has been appointed to serve as a member of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC). Pender was appointed by…

Tue, 01/16/2024

For the current school year, South Carolina high schools do not have to submit a mandatory report detailing the college destinations of their graduating classes.

The SC Education Oversight…

Tue, 10/10/2023

Editor’s Note: The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) and the SC Department of Education (SCDE) held a joint news conference at Kelly Edwards Elementary School in Barnwell County to…

Fri, 06/30/2023

Dana Yow Appointed Executive Director of the EOC

Columbia, SC – Dana Yow has been named Executive Director of the SC Education Oversight Committee. Yow’s…

Mon, 03/27/2023

Representative William “Bill” Hager Appointed to EOC

Columbia, SC – The Honorable William “Bill” Hager, a state representative serving Beaufort…

Tue, 12/13/2022

EOC policy and budget recommendations prioritize providing resources to students and educators to deal with unfinished learning due to pandemic

EDITOR’S NOTE: The…

Mon, 10/17/2022

South Carolina releases 2022 Report Cards for schools

SC schools show improvement despite pandemic-induced disruptions

Editor’s…