SC Back to School News

WBTV Back to school 2020: District-by-district plans

There is controversy over sending students back into the classroom this fall and not all school districts in our area are following the same plan.

South Carolina is testing out a new way to get lessons to students without internet access

Here are approved back to school plans so far in York, Lancaster, Chester counties.

  Lancaster County using SROs to check-in on “lost” students

Lancaster County schools have their new start date. Here’s what’s on the calendar.

Teachers face limited options as districts decide school reopening plans

  Chester County, S.C. teachers rally against reopening in-person instruction

Continued Coverage

  S.C. superintendent approves Clover school reopening plan

S.C. superintendent: Mask requirement, cleaning procedures will increase bus capacity to 67%

South Carolina institutes face mask requirement for students, staff on school buses

McMaster replaces Governor’s School board after their decision to start the school year online

  Rock Hill Schools releases final reopening plan, parents still have questions

  SC Dept. of Ed will require masks on buses, other changes

S.C. students, drivers will be expected to wear masks on school buses

Masks will be expected on school buses in South Carolina this fall.

S.C. High School League panel pushes back decision to vote on flipping fall sports to spring

The South Carolina High School League’s appellate panel voted to not vote on the district’s proposal which would flip the athletic calendar for the upcoming school year.

State superintendent says DOE plans on approving school district reopening plans soon

As of Wednesday morning, they have not approved any school district plans.

Clemson University will begin the fall semester online

Clemson University will begin the fall semester online and will delay in-person instruction until Sept. 21.

State officials announce plan to distribute mobile hotspots, internet access for students

Pence praises McMaster on handling of COVID-19, school reopenings in SC

New SC survey shows most support mask mandates, many share concerns about schools reopening

SC for Ed encourages school districts to go #VirtualUntilSafe through ‘Motor Marches’

McMaster to use $32M in education relief funds for school-choice grants

McMaster announces creation of SAFE Grants to help families pay for private, independent schools

  Gov. McMaster to give S.C. parents choice between in-school, remote learning

Governor Henry McMaster will give parents across South Carolina the choice between sending their children back to school and remote learning this academic year.

  Fort Mill School District to require masks at school

A face covering is defined in the ordinance as a uniform piece of material that securely covers a person’s nose and mouth, such as a medical or cloth mask, bandana, scarf or gaiter.