The principal of Travelers Rest High School released a statement Saturday afternoon after complaints on social media after a students were not allowed to bring American flags to a football game Friday night.
In 2007, when Sen. Barack Obama was running for president, he visited the public schools here in flat, sandy Dillon County, part of South Carolina’s so-called “Corridor of Shame,” a poor region that stretches from north to south along Interstate 95. Obama toured the old J.V. Martin Middle School, part of which dated to 1896 and was still in use.
Ten months after video captured a South Carolina deputy pulling a teenager from her desk and tossing her across the floor — sparking a national debate over an officer’s role in the classroom — state officials on Tuesday tentatively approved new rules limiting officers’ involvement with student discipline.
The Charleston County School Board has burned through hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars by failing to hold appeal hearings in a timely fashion for teachers whose contracts have not been renewed.