Furman raises nearly $1.3 million in 24-hour Dins Day blitz

Tuesday’s Dins Day was a way for Furman University’s backers — from alumni, students and parents, faculty and staff, and benefactors — to show their support of the school.

Furman wants to turn Dins Day 24-hour blitz into a million bucks

Last year, Dins Day raised $1,012,370 through 1,733 gifts.

Study: Students in reading program didn’t experience summer reading loss

Seventy-eight percent of third- through fifth-grade students who participated in Public Education Partners’ Make Summer Count reading program maintained or increased their reading levels during summer break in 2016.

Are South Carolina schools really the worst in the nation?

Dead last. The very bottom. That’s where South Carolina ranked in education in U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural ranking of all 50 states — rendering the state’s go-to response for bad education rankings, “Thank God for Mississippi,” useless. But what does the ranking really mean? Is South Carolina’s education system really the worst in the nation?

Local teacher uses crowdsource site to fund take-home teaching project

East North Street Academy teacher Carlena Gould wants to buy 23 addition, subtraction, and multiplication games for students to keep at home and practice the basics.

GCS Superintendent gets one-year contract extension

Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster received a one-year contract extension Wednesday.

Greenville County Schools not planning to dismiss students early due to weather

Greenville County Schools does not plan to dismiss students early today because of the threat of tornados and severe thunderstorms.

The curious reason Greenville Schools will start late this year

Greenville County Schools will start its 2017-18 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 22, the day after the total solar eclipse.

Monarch Elementary named Palmetto’s Finest winner, A.J. Whittenberg is a finalist

Monarch Elementary was named one of five Palmetto’s Finest Schools Tuesday. A.J. Whittenberg Elementary was a finalist for the award, considered by many as the top state award South Carolina schools can win.

Roper Mountain’s Forgotten History

Much of the science center’s past has been largely forgotten by the public at large. This is the story of those lost years.

Roper Mountain Science Center plans new $9M facility

The center is planning to construct a 24,000-square-foot facility that teaches school students about clean energy, pollinating insects, and more.

Greenville County Schools looking for kindergarteners

Parents, if you have a child who will be 5 on or before Sept. 1, Greenville County Schools wants to hear from you.

Furman University professors to hold public forums to discuss current issues

Several professors will hold free public forums this spring to talk democracy, science, morality, religion, and more.

Entrepreneur starts camp to give teens hands-on STEAM job experiences

“There may be an experience that takes them down a path they never saw coming, but it’s a great fit for them – something they love.”