At the Greenville County Schools’ board of trustees meeting, parents and students from several high schools spoke of the need to address mental health.
Graduations for all 14 high schools are currently planned to take place between June 1-4 at the arena.
The funds would cover remediation costs for two years.
Students enrolled in Greenville County Schools' virtual program will be provided meals for the school week at 15 locations every Monday from 4-5 p.m.
“GCS is committed to providing school choice options that meet the needs of our students and families,” said Burke Royster, superintendent of Greenville County Schools.
Superintendent W. Burke Royster said the budget cycle was “a year of great uncertainty.”
“We have reason to believe, as difficult as this year will be, next year is likely to be even more difficult from a fiscal standpoint,” Greenville County Schools Superintendent Burke Royster said.
Greenville County Schools will provide several ways to help students access Wi-Fi to download required lessons.
Beth Brotherton, who for the past four years has served as Greenville County Schools' communications director, is leaving the school district for a post at the city of Greenville.
“Secondary bus riders (high school students) are regularly missing instructional time due to late-morning arrivals,” said district spokeswoman Beth Brotherton
“I ride by here twice a day to see what’s going on,” says Principal Maureen Tiller. “They are really rocking and rolling out here, getting things done."
“The Board of Trustees is extremely grateful for the strong and steady leadership Dr. Royster has provided Greenville County Schools,” said Board Chairman Lynda Leventis-Wells.