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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
Posted November 2, 2017

Five Essentials of Effective Parental Support: Advocacy

Certainly, it is your duty as a parent to advocate for your children when they are having problems in school. Many of you may also seek to play an active role in your children’s education with the hopes of avoiding problems. If you ask any teacher or principal,… Read More
Posted October 30, 2017

Share Your Story

Often times, when we hear someone’s story of overcoming a great struggle, we feel a personal sense of empowerment and motivation. If we are going through a similar struggle, we may begin to see ourselves through other people’s success. This is why it is so… Read More