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School board hears SC READY report
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Nine of 11 students who made perfect scores on S.C. READY and S.C. PASS tests show off certificates for their outstanding accomplishments at Tuesdays meeting of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. Pictured are (front row, from left) Riley Grace Burch, Dylann Larrabee, Peyton Sims, Griffin Proctor, (second row) James Houston, Katherine Moore, Brooke Clark, Joshua Hancock and Bryce Johnson. Standing behind them are (from left) Board Chairman James Smith and trustees Derrick Proctor and Mark Sury. Not pictured are Justin Guthrie and Sara Beth McCaskill. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
“Our goal is to get away from ‘approaching’… to ‘meets’ and ‘exceeds’ (expectations).” That was Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Shane Robbins’ challenge to the school district after members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees heard a report on S.C. READY test scores on Tuesday night. KCSD Director for K-12 Education Tim Hopkins and Director for Student Assessment Lavoy Carter made the presentation that showed while some grades from 3 through 8 tested above the state average, other grades did not in English-Language Arts (ELA) and/or or math.