When it comes to the town of Hartsville, South Carolina, what you see depends on whom you ask.
The South Carolina Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to replace the Common Core Standards now being used in math and English, killing Common Core in the state. The board adopted new standards, written by teams of South Carolinians, which teachers will start using this fall.
The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee on Monday OK’d new education standards for math and English to replace Common Core, drawing closer to an end an effort to ensure South Carolinians are deciding what S.C. students learn in the classroom.
South Carolina Education Superintendent Molly Spearman says the state should bridge the $600 million gap in K-12 education spending within the next five years.
New tax credits that made South Carolina’s first private school choice program possible have proven popular with taxpayers.