The committee was created in 1984 to administer the federal funds of the Education Improvement Act of 1984. The committee reviews the state's education improvement process and makes recommendations to the General Assembly and state agencies. The committee is made up of 18 educators, business people, and elected officials who have been appointed by the legislature and governor.

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  • Parent climate survey report 2020-2021 & 2021-2022 school years 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2022-08-07)
    The parent survey has been administered in South Carolina public schools to provide a measure of school climate from the parent/home perspective. Parent perceptions regarding their child’s school have been included on the ...
  • 2022 accountability report 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2022)
    South Carolina laws require that each state agency publish and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an annual accountability report that contains the agency's or department's mission, objectives to accomplish ...
  • 2021-2022 accountability manual : for the annual school and district report card system for South Carolina public schools and school districts, to be published in Fall 2022 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2022-09-16)
    The Education Accountability Act of 1998, as last amended by Act 94 of 2017, provides the foundation and requirements for the South Carolina accountability system for public schools and school districts. The expressed ...
  • 2022-2023 accountability manual for the annual school and district report card system for South Carolina public schools and school districts 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee; South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2022-07-08)
    The Accountability manual is designed as a technical resource to explain the public education accountability system used in South Carolina. The accountability system is to promote high levels of student achievement through ...
  • Findings of the Fall 2021 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee; May, Jenny; Ferguson, Matthew (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-27)
    The Kindergarten Readiness Assessment provides information on children's preparedness for kindergarten. The KRA is administered by a teacher during the first 45 days of school. It includes questions that students answer, ...
  • Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children (ECENC) Program report : FY 20-21 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee; May, Jenny (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-16)
    The ECENC program provides grants and parental tax credits to exceptional needs students attending private schools that meet specific eligibility requirements and that are approved by the Education Oversight Committee ...
  • Educational performance of military-connected children in SC 2022 report 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee; Yow, Dana; Fulton, Gabrielle (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-13)
    The Education Oversight Committee, working with the State Board of Education established a comprehensive annual report concerning the performance of military-connected children who attend primary, elementary, middle, and ...
  • FY 2020-21 South Carolina Teacher Loan Program annual report 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-13)
    This report summarizes findings of an annual review of the South Carolina Teacher Loan Program conducted by the SC Education Oversight Committee.
  • At a glance 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2013-04)
    In an analysis of PASS scores, students who participated in CDEPP had lower achievement levels than non-CDEPP students in the general population. However, when comparing CDEPP students to other students who were most similar ...
  • At a glance 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2012-12)
    A growing number of states are making policy decisions requiring the retention of third graders who lack adequate reading skills. According to the Education Commission of the States, 32 states now have statutes in place ...
  • At a glance 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2012-10)
    A comparison of the performance of South Carolina test takers with North Carolina and Georgia test-takers yields interesting results not just in terms of the gaps in overall performance among neighbors. These data shed ...
  • At a glance 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2012-08)
    Until 2001 when Congress passed the No Child Left Behind Act, South Carolina had only an independent state accountability system. Since 2001 there have been both a state and a federal accountability system.
  • At a glance 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2012-07)
    This examines educational legislation in the 2012 session of the General Assembly.
  • At a glance 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2011-08)
    The EOC wanted to look at individual student performance on the Palmetto Achievement of State Standards (PASS) Reading and Research test. These analyses were performed using a matched sample made up of students who took ...
  • 2021-2022 accountability manual for the annual school and district report card system for South Carolina public schools and school districts 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee; South Carolina State Department of Education (South Carolina State Library, 2022-03-15)
    The Accountability manual is designed as a technical resource to explain the public education accountability system used in South Carolina. The accountability system is to promote high levels of student achievement through ...
  • 2022 annual report 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2022)
    Each year the Education Oversight Committee produces an annual report for the South Carolina General Assembly and the South Carolina State Board of Education. This report provides some of the highlights of various projects ...
  • SC mathematics academic standards cyclical review 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee; Knight, Rainey (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12)
    In October 2021 , the EOC completed the cyclical review of the 2015 South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for Mathematics that was adopted in March 2015. This document provides recommendations from the EOC for ...
  • Alternative instruction report : report to the Education Oversight Committee Part 1 - the South Carolina landscape of alternative instruction methods 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee; D’Andrea, Lee M. (South Carolina State Library, 2022-02-14)
    The Education Oversight Committee is responsible for evaluating the impact of alternative methods of instruction on student learning and working with other agencies to expand access to quality remote instruction which can ...
  • SC Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (SC PASS) : evidence of alignment for Grades 4 & 6 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2021-11-15)
    The present study provides evidence of alignment for the SC PASS Science Grade 4 and Grade 6 assessments as described in A State’s Guide to the U.S. Department of Education’s Assessment Peer Review Process. It seeks to ...
  • Education Oversight Committee strategic plan 2021-2025 : summary strategies and objectives 

    South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-17)
    The three strategies laid out in this strategic plan are report facts, measure change and promote progress.

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