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EOC Launches SC Standards Review Website
Today, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) launched a website for South Carolina citizens to offer comments on the current academic content standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics.  Go to http://scstandards.org for more information and to complete the survey.  Results of the survey, which will be operational until September 30, will be provided to the Governor, the General Assembly, the State Board of Education, the EOC, and the public.

The SC Education Oversight Committee is an independent, non-partisan group made up of 18 educators, business persons, and elected leaders. Created in 1998, the committee is dedicated to reporting facts, measuring change, and promoting progress within South Carolina’s education system.

All 7th Graders Must have Tdap
All South Carolina 7th graders now are REQUIRED to show proof of a Tdap shot to attend school.  These mass vaccination clinics are a great opportunity for parents of rising 7th graders to get a free Tdap shot and meet entry requirements for the 2014-2015 school year.  Click here to go to DHEC's page for more information.

Important Changes to Medication Policy
Over-the-counter medications will no longer be administered at school without a written medical order (prescription).  This will include medications such as Tylenol, Advil, Benadryl, Tums/Rolaids, over-the-counter allergy medications and ointments such as hydrocortisone, etc.  Click here for an information sheet and to access the permission form needed to have these medications administered.