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8:27 am on Wednesday July 3, 2013

New online school based on video game experience looking for SC approval

On their website, they specifically ask for students who play MineCraft, World of Warcraft, and Second Life. The Noble Group is an online virtual charter school looking for approval to education South Carolina students in grades 3 through 12 as...
6:39 am on Friday May 31, 2013

Coastal Leadership Academy read for August opening

Coastal Leadership Academy, a new charter high school open to any Horry county student beginning in August. opened yesterday. This is only the second charter high school in Horry county, joining the Palmetto Academy for Learning Motorsports (PALM)....
9:44 am on Monday May 13, 2013

Burgess Elementary named one of National Schools of Character

The Character Education Partnership has named Burgess Elementary School to its roster of National Schools of Character. Burgess is one of only 18 public elementary schools throughout the United States that were chosen. CEP recognized 29 schools and...
4:20 pm on Monday March 25, 2013

Myrtle Beach’s first charter school to hold open house

Bridgewater Academy, Horry County’s first charter school, will hold an open house and enrollment session Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. The event, at 191 River Landing Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, will…Click to Continue »
3:26 pm on Friday March 15, 2013

New Charleston charter schools opening in August, accepting applications

Fairfield Charter High School and Lowcountry Leadership Charter School will open in West Ashley and Hollywood, respectively, for the start of the 2013-2014 school year.  Fairfield will have 9-12 graders, while LLCS will enroll students K-9. Any...
11:30 am on Friday March 15, 2013

New Charleston charter schools opening in August, accepting applications

Image by Flickr user Raghu Jana Fairfield Charter High School and Lowcountry Leadership Charter School will open in West Ashley and Hollywood, respectively, for the start of the 2013-2014 school year.  Fairfield will have 9-12 graders, while LLCS...
6:26 am on Saturday July 21, 2012

Thinking about charter school as an educational option?

photo by flickr user woodleywonderworks The Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina is holding an informational session about local charter school options on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 for those interested in exploring this educational...
11:36 am on Thursday March 22, 2012

Possible impact of changes in charter school law on Horry County schools

photo by flickr user Suzanne_C_Walker There's a bill in the South Carolina Legislature that may allow more charter schools to enter the educational arena in our state, but what could that mean for Horry County? A charter schools, as currently...
10:00 am on Friday January 27, 2012

Riverview and County School District going to court over enrollment dispute

Flickr user shareski Next week, Riverview Charter School and the Beaufort County School District are headed to U.S. District Court in Charleston to discuss an enrollment dispute. The lawsuit was filed by Riverview in April and aims to clarify the...
3:49 am on Tuesday December 6, 2011

More Charter Schools For Horry County (Update: Bridgewater begins construction)

Flickr user Office of Gov. Deval Patrick Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick Visit to Excel Academy Charter School Update 10/1:  Bridgewater Academy has secured funds to begin building a new facility. The new 22,000 square foot facility will be built...

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