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As parents across the district try to make decisions about sending their children back to school this Fall, virtual school options have seen a significant uptick in enrollment, some even setting a cap on how many students they can take.

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In their most recent “Coastal Comeback Plan” video, Coastal Carolina University officials confirmed with students while students will have a face-to-face option for classes, the Fall semester would begin and end in a virtual setting.

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A donor living in Alabama that wished to remain anonymous recently committed to a $95 million gift to Coastal Carolina University, according to CCU officials.

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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced Monday that through SAFE (Safe Access to Flexible Education) Grants, $32 million will be put towards tuition grants for students at private, parochial, or independent schools in the state.

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What does one person do after ringing in the new year climbing Mount Everest? Well, if you’re Tom Mullikin, you plan a month-long journey through the state of South Carolina, highlighting some of the Palmetto State’s most beautiful landscapes while also raising awareness on issues pertaining…

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Coastal Carolina University just completed Phase Two of their three-phase plan to stabilize the University’s budget, which included a reduction in force (RIF) of 36 staff positions, according to CCU officials.

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Horry County Schools will start back for the 2020-2021 school year on September 8, although questions still exist about what school will look like at that time.

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A future in education was just an inkling for Kristin Altman back at Forestbrook Elementary School when Miss Wood was her kindergarten teacher.

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Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s (HGTC) president, Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore, has been recognized as the 2020 Chief Executive Officer of the Year by the South Carolina Association of Technical College Commissioners (SCATCC).  

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A Coastal Carolina University student faced a backlash from fellow students and university officials this week for a series of social media posts, including racist and homophobic remarks and one video that referenced bringing a high-powered rifle to class.

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Carrying fewer students on school buses, extending school days and juggling distance learning with in-class learning were just a few ideas the state's AccelerateED Task Force discussed Thursday as they debated what classrooms should look like in the fall.

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Two of the five Horry County Board of Education races have incumbents facing contenders for their seats - District 5’s race between incumbent Janice Morreale and Howard Barnard, and District 4’s David Cox versus newcomer McKean Nowlin.

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On Wednesday, the Conway Chamber of Commerce virtually announced the winners of their two Salute to Education scholarships – first place $1,000 winner Jacob Black from Loris High, and $500 runner-up Jordan Grace Elliott from Green Sea Floyds High.

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The Horry County Board of Education’s Technology committee discussed Tuesday how they can make sure all students have their own devices in the event that eLearning has to happen again, whether it be due to COVID-19 or inclement weather.

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Due to COVID-19, the Conway Chamber of Commerce’s Educational Programs Committee made the tough decision to cancel its annual Salute to Education luncheon, honoring the area’s top seniors.

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Educating Horry County students is expected to cost $711.8 million over the next year, according to the budget the Horry County Board of Education gave initial support to Monday night.

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Coastal Carolina University officials announced their intentions today to open up for face-to-face classes in August, but they anticipate up to 15 percent fewer students because of the COVID-19 crisis, which could force the university to slash spending.

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Students will have another option to receive food during school closures, even if they are having difficulty visiting the 13 grab n’ go delivery sites or making it to one of the meal delivery locations, according to an Horry County Schools press release this morning.

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Lilly Langway might not quite understand what it fully means for her just yet, but the Myrtle Beach Elementary fourth-grader was recently accepted into MENSA.

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S.C. Governor Henry McMaster and Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Wednesday morning that S.C. students won’t be returning to the classroom until Fall, due to the COVID-19 virus.