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January 28, 2011 RSS feed / Education

Special TV broadcast will focus on how to find money to pay for a college education

A special two– hour program to assist students and parents in looking for ways to pay for a college education airs live from 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, January 30, on South Carolina ETV. More...

State Department of Education staffer named Outstanding Guidance Professional

Dr. Ray Davis, a South Carolina Department of Education employee since 2000, has been named the nation’s 2010 Outstanding Guidance Professional by the guidance/career development division of the Association for Career and Technical Education. More...

Bringing noise to the issue of sexual violence

In 30 seconds or less, Midland's teens have an opportunity to speak out against the issue of sexual violence. By the age of 18, one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually assaulted or abused. More...