South Carolina Department of Eduation

SC Department of Ed announces Teacher of the Year finalists

(Photo: SC Dept. of Ed.) Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The South Carolina Department of Education has released the full list of finalists who could walk away with the honor of being this year’s Teacher of the Year. The annual event which had grown in size and popularity holds the “Academy Awards” gala each year. The event celebrates teachers here in…

Haley: State needs to get rid of its ‘money pits’, save millions on maintenance

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Gov. Nikki Haley says the state needs to sell its “money pits,” starting with eight properties that include the state Education Department’s administration building. Haley said Wednesday selling those properties identified so far would enable taxpayers to avoid spending $30 million on maintenance and other expenses over five years. The figure is not a direct savings,…