A South Carolina Department of Education study showed schools lost contact with over 16,000 students. Some of the reasons varied from lack of internet, taking care of sick parents, or relocating. Lancaster County Schools is trying to get its numbers down to zero.
Hundreds of teachers flocked to Columbia from across the Palmetto state this afternoon. The teachers drove around the state capital to protest school reopening before it safe. Chester County teachers were in Columbia in both spirit and holding down solidarity in the county.