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9:54 pm on Saturday April 14, 2012

Charleston Area Ghosts: Alice Flagg, 1833-1849

“Alice’s hand went to her heart. With this ring….” Nancy Rhyne, 1926-  Gordon Mercer & Marcia Mercer, Columnists                          The sun was setting near Pawleys Island and it was a cool evening.    “I’m going to the car to warm up. You...
2:22 am on Monday July 25, 2011

Beaufort schools highlight improving state PASS test scores

Flickr user timlewisnm In a release sent out Friday afternoon, the Beaufort County School District boasted of a narrowed gap between local and state average Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) test scores. The test is unique to South...
8:41 am on Wednesday September 10, 2008

School test results improve, but cast questions on one downtown school

Image by Flickr user billadayImage by 20080910pact.jpg Update September 11: The analysis is in. Original post: Statewide schools generally posted gains in 2008 PACT results, the state's grade 3-8 standardized test. The 2008 pact test results were...
7:52 am on Wednesday September 3, 2008

PACT's replacement dubbed PASS

Any good product of government work needs an acronym, and the people have chosen to call the South Carolina’s new standardized testing system "PASS." The S.C. State Department of Education says: The winning name – Palmetto Assessment of State...