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Posted October 11, 2018

Choice 101 Webinar

The My SC Education Parent Power Initiative hosted a Choice 101 Webinar on October 11th. This brief webinar introduces a process for identifying the best education options for your children. Ultimately education choice is about you recognizing your child’s individual needs and shaping your research… Read More
Posted August 7, 2018

Parent, Dr. Cheryl Cummings Discusses Education Choice

My SC Education sat down with Dr. Cheryl Cummings, parent and licensed professional counselor, to discuss the education choices she and her husband make for their children. Dr. Cummings encourages parents to focus on school options that will meet their children’s unique needs. Follow this link to view the… Read More
Posted May 22, 2018

Avoid the Summer Slide

Many parents  recognize that during the summer months, our children tend to lose some of the knowledge gained throughout the school year. This can be especially true for younger children who are learning some of the foundations in academics. Without consistent enrichment activities, students are likely to return to school… Read More
Posted May 3, 2018

Laing Middle School: A Premier STEM School in South Carolina

As we grow to be a more tech reliant society, many K-12 schools have been focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs. While there are several schools that indicate a STEM offering, several fall short of having STEM fully integrated into… Read More
Posted April 5, 2018

My SC Education Rally 2018

Each year, National School Choice Week partners with My SC Education to host school choice events during the annual national school choice week. This year, the national school choice week was January 21-27, 2018. In South Carolina, we celebrated our growth in education through celebratory rallies and school based events. Read More
Posted March 27, 2018

9 New Charter Schools to Open During 2018-2019 School Year

My SC Education is excited about the growth in education options for South Carolina parents. We know that education is not one-size-fits-all. One education choice option that has been available within the state since 1996 is charter schools. While charter schools may not be the… Read More
Posted March 14, 2018

Supporting Students Right to Speak Up

Dr. Shaunette Parker, My SC Education Today, many of our students participated in a  national school walkout to show remembrance for he 17 students killed in Parkland, Fl. The walkout was also intended to protest gun violence and get lawmakers to develop stricter laws on acquiring guns. As I listened… Read More
Posted February 26, 2018

Parent Engagement in Schools: Explore the Possibility of Becoming a Teacher of Tomorrow

Elizabeth Mahaffey, South Carolina Director-Teacher of Tomorrow Apache Junction, Arizona; not the location you would expect to be mentioned when exploring the options for becoming a teacher in South Carolina. How does Apache Junction relate to South Carolina education?  A small, quaint town, that while encompassed as part of the… Read More
Posted February 13, 2018

Supporting Schools During Cold & Flu Season

Dr. Shaunette Parker, My SC Education According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, there have been 81,071 reported cases of influenza reported in South Carolina. The number is likely higher because not everyone goes to the doctor when they have the flu. The South Carolina DHEC… Read More
Posted February 2, 2018

Five Essentials of Effective Parental Support: Commitment

When parents commit to their child’s education process, they are making a positive impact on the overall education community. You may feel that your primary purpose for being involved in your child’s education is to ensure the success of your own child; however, supportive adult allies are an asset to… Read More