Tag Archives: S.C. Department of Education

Foreign Teachers Favored in S.C. K-12 Hiring, Recruiter Claims

Despite the loss of thousands of teaching jobs in South Carolina in recent years, some public school districts in the Palmetto State have been hiring foreign teachers over American applicants, a teacher recruiter claims. J. Renee Gordon, who runs an … Continue reading

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Superintendents: Earning Their Keep?

If South Carolina’s top-paid school superintendents had to justify their salaries based on their districts’ annual report cards, many of them would have some explaining to do.
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Fantasy Land: When a Reduction isn’t a Reduction

If there were an Alice-in-Wonderland portrait of the state budget for next fiscal year, S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell would have painted it. In a budget update posted last week on his website (www.bobbyharrell.com), the Charleston Republican said the House … Continue reading

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Pay Cap Proposed for School Officials

The total compensation package for future school superintendents in South Carolina would be at least $150,000 but no more than $170,000 under a House bill introduced this month. A separate House resolution would encourage, though it would not require, the … Continue reading

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