The purpose of this page is to provide the latest information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in South Carolina. As the cases of the virus continue to rise nationally, the Institute is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), and the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE).

Executive Order

Beginning March 16, 2020, all South Carolina Public Schools are closed through March 31 by Executive Order of Governor Henry McMaster. On March 24, 2020, Governor McMaster announced he will issue a new executive order to extend the closure through the end of April.

Spring 2020 Assessments & Accountabilty

On March 23, 2020, the South Carolina Department of Education announced its Assessment and Accountability Waiver has been approved by the U.S. Department of Education.

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