Lawmakers want to ban the most successful – and controversial – nonprofit in the state’s private school-choice program along with other private groups that work to raise money for the $12 million-a-year program.
A South Carolina high school assistant principal is under investigation after police said he was captured on video restraining a 15-year-old student by placing her in a choke hold and holding her until she passed out.
A special needs teacher at West Oak Middle School in Oconee County said she was yanked from her classroom mid-morning on Monday and placed on administrative leave with pay after she wrote a letter to school officials requesting that her students be exempted from taking the SC PASS and SC READY federally-mandated standardized tests.
Grayson Keck, a 13-year-old transgender male student, goes to classes on the second floor at his Columbia school. But when he goes to the bathroom, he is required to use his school nurse’s first-floor restroom.
A months’ long review by The Greenville News found discrepancies between what local police are investigating on school grounds and what the district is reporting in its annual crime reports to the state Department of Education.