October 2, 2018South Carolina Institutions Awarded More Than $800,000 in Grants for Low-Income Students Impacted by Hurricane Florence
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today more than $800,000 in supplemental funding for financially needy students in South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence. Additionally, almost $2 million was provided for similar relief to students in North Carolina, totaling more than $2.8 million for the two states.
March 8, 2013Civil Rights Agreement Reached with South Carolina Technical College System on Accessibility of Websites to People with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the South Carolina Technical College System (SCTCS), the state's largest higher education system, that will ensure that the websites of SCTCS and its 16-member colleges are accessible to persons with disabilities.
April 15, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that South Carolina will receive $50.8 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. These funds are part of the $3.5 billion that will be made available to states this spring from money set aside in the 2009 budget and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
April 8, 2010
April 7, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $56,774,130 is now available for South Carolina under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, South Carolina has received $1,169,667,448 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 4,900 education jobs from Oct.
July 1, 2009More Than $625 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for South Carolina to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $625 million is now available for South Carolina under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. This funding will lay the foundation for a generation of education reform and help save hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.