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Stacie Bartro
November 15, 2019 - 9:25 am
Application and Registration for Greenville County Schools; Dec. 3rd-6th
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May 22, 2019 - 10:31 am
Last night the Greenville County Schools Board of Trustees unanimously approved the administration’s recommended FY 20 General Fund Budget. The $668.4 million budget increases teacher pay, reduces elementary class sizes, ensures a 30 minute daily planning for all teachers and adds more counselors...
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Evan Smith
January 09, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Education was first and foremost in Gov. Henry McMaster’s inaugural address, and for good reason. Back in 2017, the Palmetto state ranked dead last in the education category in US News and World Report’s ranking of all 50 states. Just this year, it was revealed that fourth grade math and reading...
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Seth Stokes
June 22, 2017 - 9:27 am
In this week's edition of the WORD Cover Story, I take a look at the standards and practices of South Carolina's standardized testing policies. Are they effective? Why does the Palmetto State rank so low nationwide? How do they approach students who are new to the country and do not speak the...
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The Tara Show
June 12, 2017 - 3:45 pm
The Greenville County School Board appears to have the votes to pass its second tax increase in just 6 weeks. The first one was for operations. This one will help pay to expand existing school buildings and build new ones to accomodate Greenville's growing student population. More students need...
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Seth Stokes
April 28, 2017 - 6:56 am
Sometimes, special education is a forgotten aspect of our school systems. In Greenville County there are over 11,000 students with disabilities. I sat down with Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Services, Traci Hogan, to learn more about the special ed department in Greenville County,...
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Ed Jenson
April 06, 2017 - 11:25 am
Greenville County Schools Superintendent W. Burke Royster’s annual evaluation was completed today. As a result of his successful performance, the Board granted a one-year extension to his contract through June 30, 2020, a one percent increase to his annuity, and, if any salary increase is included...
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Seth Stokes
April 05, 2017 - 9:26 am
In anticipation of potential severe weather today school districts in the southern portion of the Upstate are dismissing early. Anderson County Districts 3 & 5 will dismiss elementary students at 11 and middle and high school students at noon. Newberry county will dismiss elementary students at...
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Ed Jenson
March 21, 2017 - 4:49 pm
Five schools, including three in the Upstate, were named today the 2017 Palmetto’s Finest Schools. The schools were honored by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators for exceptional student achivement, instructional programs, professional learning communities, and school culture...
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