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The Beaufort County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the County Council chambers at 100 Ribaut Road. Agenda items include discussion and a vote on the installation of cameras on school buses. Click here for the full agenda.
The Technical College of the Lowcountry Area Commission planning retreat is on Thursday and Friday at the BJWSA Community Room, 6 Snake Road, Okatie. The agenda is as follows:
10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18
- Consent Agenda
- Reaffirmation of Mission Statement
- Conflict of Interest Statements for 2013
The Riverview Charter School Board of Directors meets at 6:30 p.m. today at the school, 81 Savannah Highway.
The agenda is as follows:
- Approval of the Agenda
- Statement of Compliance with Freedom of Information Act
- Public Comments to the Board (3 minutes per speaker)
- Committee Reports : Finance Committee – FY2012 Audit presented by Melissa Kiddy, Fund Development Committee, Board Development Committee
- Discussion: PCSASC Leadership Summit Report
- Directors Report
- Consent Agenda: Minutes from 9/25/12
The Jasper County School District Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Jasper County Council Chambers, 358 Third Ave, Ridgeland. Agenda items include the superintendent’s goals for 2011-12 and district stadium improvements. Click here for the full agenda.
A revised plan to tackle St. Helena Elementary School’s weak spots — including math test scores — was presented to the Board of Education on Tuesday night.
The changes include hiring a math interventionist to work with students, assigning homework in reading and math to focus on specific grade-level expectations and encouraging all students to attend extra school days specifically designed to teach math.