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8:15 am on Thursday April 10, 2014

SC students not ready for global success

A new report by the S.C. Education Oversight Committee says students are not ready for success in a global economy.One of the more startling things in the report is that 41 percent of students who attend a two-year technical college need remediation...
10:42 am on Wednesday April 2, 2014

SC Education News: Students falling behind, Senate debates holding back students who do not read at grade level

South Carolina students are falling behind compared to kids in other states, those falling behind the most are African-American and Latino.  via WBTW: The Race for Results report comes from the Annie E. Casey foundation, an organization that aims to...
10:37 am on Thursday February 21, 2013

Local authors, writers, creatives wanted to read for Read Across America event, March 1

United Way of the Lowcountry Local authors/readers Grab a hat and read a book along with other authors, readers, creatives from the Lowcountry region on March 1.  The United Way of the Lowcountry and the University of South Carolina Beaufort have...
9:20 am on Tuesday April 24, 2012

80th Reunion in the black box theater @ ARTworks

One night only! Sunday, May 6 at 3pm. All seats are $12. For more information, contact http://www.ArtWorksInBeaufort.org, 379-2787, and in person at 2127 Boundary Street, in Beaufort Town Center, along with KMart, the Beaufort Bookstore, and more...
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
4:11 am on Monday October 3, 2011

Charleston library teaming up with local kids to beat a world reading record

Charleston County children will help break a world record Thursday, October 6, as they join two million children nationwide reading the same book on the same day in Jumpstart's Read for the Record initiative, a project designed to draw attention to...
4:05 am on Saturday October 1, 2011

Story time with a real 'princess' at the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

Image by Courtesy of the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry Sleeping Beauty, Belle and Cinderella reading at the MuseumStarting today, October 1, the fairytale becomes a reality. Princesses from Princess of Tides Boutique will be visiting the...
7:00 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

Local reading scores shock and disturb

Image by Flickr user albertogp123It's a sad thing to realize that half of the 14 high schools in the Charleston County Public School District will be welcoming a freshman class in the fall in which one in five students has a fourth-grade reading...
3:04 pm on Wednesday March 2, 2011

Plaid About Reading competition

logo The Heritage Class Foundation The Heritage Classic Foundation has introduced a Plaid About Reading program, a competition for area elementary school students in grades K-5  The Plaid About Reading program will run from March 21, 2011 through...
9:48 am on Monday January 10, 2011

'Book Buddies' program helping to raise literacy levels in local schools

Image by Flickr user cityyearThe Post and Courier has an inspiring piece on the Charleston Volunteers for Literacy's 'Book Buddies' program dedicated to to improving students' reading skills. Charleston Book Buddies is a one-on-one tutorial program...

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