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On-time graduation rate increases again in South Carolina

...Districts have done a good job of graduating students," said Dana Yow, a spokeswoman for the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee. "They have done a really good job of focusing on that end result."The committee is an independent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-14/time-graduation-rate-incr
Rants & Raves

...fancy flier from Augusta Utilities says "doing more with less ?" Thanks, Augusta-Richmond County! THE SC EDUCATION OVERSIGHT Committee wants "more" tax money wasted on students who promise to become school teachers. The program was "created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-14/rants-raves
Academic measures differ from state to state

...roughly equivalent to NAEP's lower "basic" standard.Dana Yow, communications director for the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee, said the conclusion probably is right, but pointed out that where the state ranks depends on how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-11-12/academic-measures-differ-
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S.C. education board approves Teach for America expansion

...includes $2 million for Teach for America.The designation, recommended by both the independent South Carolina Education Oversight Committee and Gov. Nikki Haley, helps fund the expansion, Bell said.Teach for America plans to divide the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-13/sc-education-board-oks-teach-
School report cards contain much data

...numerous indicators. To help parents and school districts, the state Department of Education and the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee have information on their Web sites to help interpret the sometimes cryptic report cards. Frank Roberson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/11/met_436905.shtml
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Schools get 'good' rating

...after the Education Accountability Act created teaching standards for pupils across the state. The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee determined the methods to reach those standards. "I want to get the data the (Education Oversight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/05/met_324005.shtml
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