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9:31 am on Friday August 1, 2014

SC will not ignore Common Core when writing new school standards

State lawmakers were assured Thursday that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English when new standards are written. State education superintendent Mick Zais had ordered the panels writing the new standards...
5:15 pm on Wednesday May 7, 2014

Bill could make big changes to Common Core standards in SC

"The standards in math and English are already being implemented in South Carolina. The state was already planning to review the standards in two years, but the Senate bill would move up that review to next year."
10:07 am on Tuesday March 25, 2014

CCU to hold educational forum on Common Core State Standards

“The Common Core Standards: Facts and Myths” will be held April 9 from 6-8 p.m. at Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium. South Carolina has adopted the standards for K-12 English language arts and mathematics. The purpose of the...
7:46 am on Monday March 24, 2014

Horry County Schools students to field test Smarter Balanced assessment

Students at 29 schools in Horry County are scheduled to take an assessment aligned with the Common Core State Standards, as a proposal moves through the state Legislature that would negate the results. South Carolina belongs to the Smarter Balanced...
9:18 am on Thursday March 13, 2014

Bill would keep Common Core standards in SC schools, for now

via WBTW The South Carolina Senate Education Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would keep Common Core Standards in state classrooms, but would review them no later than 2018. "Basically, the state's taking back over the standards," said Sen....
9:50 am on Tuesday March 4, 2014

Possible Common Core compromise gets mixed reviews

via The Sun News: "A state Senate compromise on a bill to repeal the Common Core State Standards in South Carolina is getting mixed reviews from some critics in Horry County, while school district officials defend the standards, which already are...
11:08 am on Sunday November 17, 2013

SC Common Core fact-checking concerns; opponents to protest

Opponents to the new Common Core Standard plan a protest on Monday, November 18th in Columbia and encourage parents to keep their children out of school on that day. Common Core is a hot topic, and like most hot topics, there have been some...