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Kathleen Roberson

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - Kathleen McLeod Roberson, 84, of Moncks Corner, SC, a retired secretary for 32 years for the SC Department of Education, died Thursday morning at her daughter s residence. Her funeral will be 2:00 PM Tuesday afternoon, July 8,
S.C. passing rate on exit exam increases

The percentage of students passing the High School Assessment Program, also known as the high school exit exam, on the first try has increased, according to data released Thursday.
Some South Carolina schools see drop in annual assessment

Several South Carolina area schools received a lower Federal Accountability System letter grade for the 2012-13 school year, according to an analysis of data released Thursday by the South Carolina Department of Education.
South Carolina's class of 2013 sees a rise in ACT scores from previous year

...exam compared to the previous year's graduating class, according to data released Wednesday by the South Carolina Department of Education.The mean composite score for the state's public school students increased by 0.2 points, to 20...
Aiken, Edgefield counties see mixed results on state assessment test

...others on the 2013 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards test, according to data released Thursday by the South Carolina Department of Education.PASS is administered in the spring and tests pupils in third through eighth grades in English/language...
Hammond Hill Elementary wins national honor

NORTH AUGUSTA - Hammond Hill Elementary School was announced Friday as one of five National Blue Ribbon Schools in South Carolina.As pupils watched in their classroom on SMART boards, Principal Janet Vaughan and Dr. Elizabeth Everitt, the superintendent of Aiken County Public Schools, announced this year's honor.
More pass test on first attempt

...from 77.6 percent in 2009 to 81.3 percent this year, according to scores released Thursday by the South Carolina Department of Education. Both counties also bested state averages, which increased from 76.4 percent to 78.6 in 2010.The...
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5 area SC graduates never missed a day

...too."Since 1979, seniors with 12 years of perfect school attendance have been recognized by the South Carolina Department of Education. They receive certificates and congratulatory letters from the state superintendent. Here are the local...
Aiken, Edgefield see drops in AYP

...two the previous year.These results were generally in line with statewide trends, according to the South Carolina Department of Education.A big reason for the sudden drop is how much tougher it became to do so in 2010-11.The percentage...
SAT scores drop in Georgia, South Carolina, U.S.

College-bound seniors who graduated last spring didn't fare as well on the SAT as 2010 graduates in Georgia, South Carolina and across the U.S.