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South Carolina 4th-graders score three points below the national average on math

Fourth-graders in South Carolina on average scored 237 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is three points below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

Eighteen graduate from Charleston Acceleration Academy's Class of 2019

Charleston Acceleration Academy held a graduation ceremony for 18 students in December, its largest-ever graduating class in the school’s short history.

University of South Carolina sports programs took in $140.1 million in 2018

University of South Carolina-Columbia grossed $140.1 million in 2018, making it the 18th-highest-grossing college athletics program in the United States that year, according to a Palmetto Business Daily analysis of the latest federal data.

Clemson University chief executive received $1,016,773 in 2018 in total pay

James P. Clements, chief executive at the South Carolina's Clemson University, earned $1,016,773 in total compensation last year, the 17th highest pay among executives at nearly 250 U.S. public universities and systems ranked in a Chronicle of Higher Education study.

4-year colleges in South Carolina now charge $13,057 in tuition and fees

South Carolina four-year public universities now charge students annual in-state tuition and fees averaging $13,057, the 12th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

Blackbaud continues to lift higher education into the cloud

Charleston-based cloud-software solutions company Blackbaud continues in its efforts to power social good as it introduces new capabilities such as talent management and other enhancements a year after it launched its Cloud Solution for Higher Education.

Which South Carolina schools receive the most state student aid?

University of South Carolina-Columbia, Clemson University and Tri-County Technical College reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among South Carolina schools.

1.9 percent of the University of South Carolina-Columbia students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 1.9 percent of the University of South Carolina-Columbia students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

8.8 percent of Claflin University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 8.8 percent of Claflin University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

5.7 percent of Francis Marion University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 5.7 percent of Francis Marion University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

17.3 percent of Voorhees College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 17.3 percent of Voorhees College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

10 percent of South Carolina State University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 10 percent of South Carolina State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

17.1 percent of Allen University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 17.1 percent of Allen University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

21 percent of Southern Wesleyan University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 21 percent of Southern Wesleyan University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

32.9 percent of Limestone College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 32.9 percent of Limestone College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

27.9 percent of Wofford College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 27.9 percent of Wofford College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

12.1 percent of Citadel Military College of South Carolina students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 12.1 percent of Citadel Military College of South Carolina students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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