Education

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2019, file logos for credit cards are visible on the cards in Zelienople, Pa. On Friday, June 7, the Federal Reserve releases its April report on consumer borrowing. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
June 07, 2019 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand for auto and student loans. The Federal Reserve says borrowing increased by $17.5 billion. That is up from March's $11 billion advance and marks the...
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May 01, 2019 - 8:37 am
Thousands of teachers are expected to rally for smaller class sizes, a guaranteed break and better pay during a school day march to the South Carolina Statehouse. Wednesday's rally prompted at least seven school districts to close because so many teachers asked for the day off that they couldn't...
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April 30, 2019 - 10:00 am
The Greenville County Schools administration unveiled its FY 20 General Fund Budget recommendation in a Special Called Board Meeting earlier today. The recommended budget is balanced, as required by policy, and reflects revenue and expenditures totaling $668.4 million. The proposed budget is based...
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Lee Rogers
Lee Rogers
April 30, 2019 - 8:38 am
Voters in Anderson County School District One go to the polls today to vote on a $109 million bond referendum. If voters approve, the funds would go to replace the aging Palmetto and Wren Middle Schools as well as replace the HVAC systems and upgrade security at several other schools. District...
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April 29, 2019 - 11:29 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. – State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman released the following statement today on the impending teacher walkout on May 1st: "I became a teacher because I love and believe in education and the needs of my students always came first. Now, as State Superintendent, my first...
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April 24, 2019 - 10:21 am
ANDERSON, SC – Anderson University this summer is expanding opportunities for those seeking to develop computer coding skills by offering a fully online certificate program for professionals in a variety of fields. The Coding and App Development Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program, a joint...
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April 23, 2019 - 10:58 am
Leadership from Greenville County Schools, Greenville Technical College and the Clemson University College of Education announced a collaborative partnership that will open a seamless pathway from high school to a degree in education from Clemson University. The partnership, “Expressway to Tiger...
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March 01, 2019 - 9:59 am
WASHINGTON—Today (Friday), Senators Scott (R-SC) and Cruz (R-TX) introduced the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act. The bill expands elementary, secondary, and vocational education options available to all students—especially for those who are most vulnerable—by providing a federal...
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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, gavels the session to order at the start of the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Patrick Gentry
February 09, 2019 - 4:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault Friday, saying the Democrat raped her 19 years ago while they were both students at Duke University. Calls for his resignation grew steadily as the day wore on. A lawyer for Meredith Watson, 39, said in a...
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Greenville County School District
January 16, 2019 - 11:24 am
Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster has announced Michelin North America as the 2019 Greenville County Schools Partner of the Year. This award was created to recognize and affirm organizations, groups, or individuals who are making a significant positive impact on our ability to fulfill the school...
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