COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina lawmakers have vowed to reform education in the state.So far, money has been allocated in the House version of the budget to raise teacher salaries and the House passed its version of a large education bill. The Senate is now trying to pass its own.
A small group of senators met Thursday afternoon to continue discussions on reforming the state’s education, which is the goal of a massive bill filed in both the House and Senate.
The senate education subcommittee looked at a small section of the bill that deals with attracting and retaining teachers.
Kristi Schrader, a supporter of SCforED, is a former teacher and parent. She expressed what she thinks some of the top issues teachers are facing.
“If they were paid a