Education Oversight Committee

SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program Awarded

By Bette Jamison

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Grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program have been awarded to seven initiatives throughout the state, with fifteen participating districts and additional community partners, including local Head Start and First Steps partnerships.

EOC: Season 2 of Martin's Math Club Focused on Gamecocks' Final Four Run

By Bette Jamison

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The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is pleased to announce Season 2 of "Martin's Math Club," a partnership with University of South Carolina Head Men's Basketball Coach Frank Martin and the University of South Carolina Athletics Department. Martin, a former high school math educator, developed the project designed to help young people learn that math is fun and relevant in their daily lives.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for the Summer Months

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 Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

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 computer science by March 10, 2017.
 

EOC Adopts Recommendations to Merge Accountability Systems

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 Assembly and follow 18 months of engagement from stakeholders representing parents, community members, business leaders, and educators.

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