Education Oversight Committee

EOC: Grants Available to Enhance Quality in Pre-Kindergarten Programs

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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South Carolina school districts are invited to apply for the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program, a matching grants program designed to improve children’s readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds.

EOC: Resources Available for Back-to-School

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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As students and families prepare for the new school year, please be aware that there are many resources available to help.

EOC Reports: Broadband Internet Service Available for Low-Income Individuals

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Through budget and policy recommendations to the General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has supported initiatives to expand Internet access to South Carolina students in classrooms and beyond the traditional school day to students at home.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for the Summer Months

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends these resources to share with students and families as they head out for the summer.

EOC Issues Report That Examines Education of Military Connected Children

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.

EOC Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is seeking teacher comments on behalf of the South Carolina General Assembly. Teachers are asked to participate in a short online survey to provide Information about their experience, training and interest level as it relates to...

EOC Adopts Recommendations to Merge Accountability Systems

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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On January 17, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted recommendations for a single accountability system that meet both federal and state requirements for school accountability. The recommendations were required as part of Act 200 of 2014, enacted by the SC General...

Education Oversight Committee Budget Recommendations

January 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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On December 12, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted budget recommendations for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The programmatic and funding recommendations made are designed to continue last year’s support of educators and students while accelerating innovation...

EOC Reports: Deadline Extended for Read Your Way to the Big Game 2016!

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Due to the hardships on students and schools associated with Hurricane Matthew, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has extended the deadline for “Read Your Way to the Big Game” entries to Monday, November 7, 2016.

EOC Reports: It’s Not Just Football Season, It’s Reading Season!

September 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The “Read Your Way to the Big Game” Contest is underway for the second year in a row! Contest kits have been mailed to all primary, elementary, and middle schools in South Carolina. Public school students in PK-8 are again eligible to participate in this year’s contest,...

Applications for SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that for the third year the SC General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The purpose of the program is to improve children's readiness for...

Welcome Back! ETV is YOUR Partner for Teaching and Learning

August 18, 2016 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
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ETV is proud to be your network. We love working in the unique communities of South Carolina we call home, from the farming crossroads to our urban communities. Communicating events and telling your success with blogs , newsletters , and feature programs . And we have good...

EOC: Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Updated!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website www.scfriendlystandards.org provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards. These...

EOC “Student Reading Success Activity Guide” Still Available

June 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Printed copies of the popular “Student Reading Success Activity Guide” are still available! Originally published in 2014, this resource is designed to provide families, tutors, caregivers, and teachers with simple activities to promote literacy among K-3 grade students. The...

Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Ready!

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website, www.scfriendlystandards.org , provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards...

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