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The Post and Courier: SC Education Department, Riley Institute to invest $1.3M in learning leadership program
November 11, 2021 South Carolina’s Department of Education is partnering with the Riley Institute at Furman University to invest $1.3 million in a new afterschool and summer-learning leadership program. The
Reading Partners South Carolina wins WhatWorksSC Award
Reading Partners South Carolina received the eleventh annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence and corresponding $10,000 prize during a virtual celebration of South Carolina public education presented
News Release: Three Public Education Programs Named Finalists for WhatWorksSC Award
Bridges to a Brighter Future, Charleston Promise Neighborhood, and Reading Partners South Carolina have been named finalists for the 11th annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award.
News Release: Riley Institute Announces 2021-22 Afterschool Policy Fellows
The White-Riley-Peterson (WRP) Policy Fellowship is equipping 19 newly-selected leaders in the field of afterschool and expanded learning with a real-world understanding of policymaking.
News release: Dick and Tunky Riley education award finalists selected
Three South Carolina initiatives supporting public education are being recognized for their effectiveness in improving student outcomes. The Alternative Pathways to Educator Certification program, Monaview MAGIC Initiative, and Spartanburg First
Public Education Media Coverage Archive 2006-2020
October 2020 Quality Counts, a Spartanburg First Steps program, received the 2020 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award during a virtual celebration of South Carolina public education presented by Furman