Create the civic infrastructure to support children's needs from cradle to career through active family and community engagement.
Our Five Pillars of Effective Full-Service Community-Based Schools in South Carolina
Provide the integrated onsite service (such as mental health, housing, and food security) that children and families need for healthy lives.
Expand opportunities for student-centered competency-based learning in and out of school.
Offer culturally relevant curriculum and teaching that value the life experiences of every child.
Reinvent the teaching profession to drive student-led learning and support schools as community hubs.
- Teacher shortages are in the news again – across the US and in South Carolina. Drawing on new evidence and insights from 100 educators, a College of Education research team points to innovations underway in three school districts and how the state can begin to evolve the profession of teaching to address both current challenges and accelerate student-led learning. Read the report [pdf].
- The Whole Child Policy Analysis is now available. It provides a snapshot of South Carolina’s progress toward a more comprehensive system of whole child education. Read the highlights and next steps [pdf] or the full-length report [pdf].
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