South Carolina

Officials in a South Carolina town announced funding for a crumbling school President Obama had cited in a speech nearly a year earlier as an example of how the federal government should help with school construction.
February 3, 2010 – Education Week
Over the 2004-05 school year, more than 90,000 students from six states repeated 9th grade, according to a new report that is aimed at getting a statistical handle on what researchers call the "9th grade bulge."
November 11, 2009 – Education Week
A small-business owner who home-schools her children said last week she's running to be South Carolina's education superintendent.
October 7, 2009 – Education Week
The South Carolina Supreme Court ordered Gov. Mark Sanford, a Republican, to request $700 million in federal stimulus money aimed primarily at struggling schools.
June 10, 2009 – Education Week
The fallout from the 2009 legislative session continues in state court, as Gov. Sanford and lawmakers battle over whether South Carolina will accept $700 million in federal stimulus money.
July 10, 2009 – Education Week

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