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School bus crash kills child, 4

...accident.State school officials were told the bus had seat belts and the deceased child was in a seat belt at time of impact, according to Dino Teppara, director of public information for the South Carolina Department of Education.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-05-27/school-bus-crash-kills-child-
Kathleen Roberson

...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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171627099
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-10-28/more-pass-test-first-atte
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Early reading affects dropouts

Children who aren't reading proficiently by third grade are four times more likely not to graduate high school than their peers with higher reading skills, according to a report issued Friday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-04-08/early-reading-affects-dro
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S.C. passing rate on exit exam increases

...the high school exit exam, on the first try has increased, according to data released Thursday by the South Carolina Department of Education.HSAP results are based on students who are in their second year of high school and took the test for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-01/sc-passing-rate-exit-exam
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-01/some-south-carolina-schoo
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-06-01/5-area-sc-graduates-never-mi
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-07-29/aiken-edgefield-see-drops
SAT scores drop in Georgia, South Carolina, U.S.

...taken through June in each of the last several graduating class years was not immediately available to the South Carolina Department of Education, it opted to delay releasing those results, spokesman Jay Ragley said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-09-14/sat-scores-drop-georgia-s
Aiken County's SAT scores drop; Edgefield County's go up

...local SAT results released Tuesday by the South Carolina Department of Education.The school districts in Aiken and Edgefield...years was not immediately available to the South Carolina Department of Education, it opted to not release those results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2011-09-20/aiken-countys-sat-scores-drop