A South Carolina bill aimed at preventing plastic pellets from spilling into local waterways is one step closer to becoming reality as the Senate passed the bill on Friday. It will now head to the House.
By the time Gov. Henry McMaster signs a new bill requiring five-day in-person learning into law this week, school districts across the state will already be ready. But teachers will benefit from two other key parts of the bill.
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday set aside money for a 2% raise for state employees and a $1,000 raise for all teachers as the panel approved its version of the roughly $10 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that starts on July 1.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced a $10.5 million dollar investment in the state’s public charter schools and workforce development efforts through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief fund.
Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order Monday instructing the state’s Department of Social Services to prevent the federal government from placing undocumented, unaccompanied migrant children from the southern border into foster care and group homes.