New Tech Schools Media Coverage

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South Carolina today opened its first two New Tech Network high schools, including one in a community that holds a historic place in U.S. civil rights history. Read moreSan Francisco Chronicle

High-tech teamwork rules at two SC high schools. The State

Will New Tech save education in South Carolina? The Post and Courier

New education model could revolutionize classrooms statewide, experts say. Greenville Journal

New Tech schools to expand to 6 more counties. Statehouse Report

New Tech Network blog

Don’t Blink. A Nation Proud of Its Schools is Closer Than You Think. Read more

Partnerships Promoting School Transformation in South Carolina; AYPF Forum for Thought

Cougar New Tech

Cougar New Tech holds Senior Dinner. The Press and Standard

Building on New Tech’s Success. The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School District hosted a Lunch and Learn Tuesday, February 14, at Colleton County High School during which future plans were unveiled for Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy (CNT), the Health Science Academy at CCHS and additional project-based learning within the district. The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School’s Cougar New Tech was cited as a “corridor of innovation” when 28 top education policy leaders, practitioners and researchers from across the country visited as part of a study tour on Friday Feb. 3. The Press and Standard 

South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman visited Colleton County last week, meeting with students at two local schools. The Colletonian

All eyes were recently on representatives from Colleton County’s New Tech Academy as the group was part of a statewide study on how students in poor parts of the state are working to better themselves. The Colletonian

Cougar New Tech Annual Trust Day on November 8, 2016. The Colletonian

Cougar New Tech teacher Laura Clark named CCSD Teacher of the Year for 2016-17. The Press and Standard

School to School Learning: Leveraging the Larger Network for Improvement. Read more.

Cougar New Tech Student Acceptance Day. The Colletonian

New Tech Network (NTN) announced today that Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy (CNT) was selected as a National Demonstration Site in the New Tech Network (NTN). CNT epitomized the best example of the New Tech mission – to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in life, college and the careers of tomorrow. Read more

Cougar New Tech was recently featured on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen program. To watch the video that details one of South Carolina’s New Tech schools, part of the federal Investing in Innovation (i3) grant project undertaken by KnowledgeWorks and the Riley Institute, click here.

The third annual Cougar New Tech Expo (CNT) was held at Colleton County High School on Thursday March 11. With approximately 280 students enrolled in CNT, the halls and classrooms were filled with projects showcasing the work completed by the students. The Press and Standard; The Colletonian

‘New tech’ program has Colleton school looking to cast off low-performing past. Read more; article with video.

New Tech students score perfect 100s. The Press and Standard

Cougar New Tech tackles big topics. The Colletonian

Students at Cougar New Tech are working on a project to help the homeless in Colleton County. Colletontoday

Final exams approaching at Couger New Tech. The Colletonian

New Tech Leaders at TransformSC conference. Colletontoday

Colleton County High School’s Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy was featured Monday in TransformSC’s statewide conference on innovative approaches to education. Colletontoday

TransformSC Schools Share Early Results. UpstateBizSC

The end of the third nine weeks is approaching quickly in Cougar New Tech, and the current projects are wrapping up neatly for both sophomores and freshmen. The Colletonian

New Tech students show off their achievements at CNT Expo. Colletontoday

Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy hosted its second annual Student Expo on Thursday, February 26. The Colletonian

Cougar New Tech is hosting its second annual expo on February 26th. The Colletonian

This Christmas, the Young Agents of Change wanted to do more than deck the halls. Instead, the New Tech students wanted to give back. The Colletonian

ETV spotlights Cougar New Tech, Head Start migrant center. The Press & Standard, Colletontoday

From the halls…Kites are flying in GeoArt. The Colletonian

Colleton County’s New Tech program is continuing to move forward in its innovative approach to education. The Colletonian

Colleton County High School to welcome first class of Cougar New Tech. Colletontoday

Cougar New Tech names Teacher of the Year. The Colletonian

Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy hosted its very first Student Expo on Tuesday, February 25. Read more

New approach to learning in New Tech: Colleton County’s New Tech program moving forward in its innovative approach to education. The Colletonian

NEW TECH – A step forward into a new era of learning. The Colletonian

Scott’s Branch High School

Scott’s Branch makes U.S. News and World Report Best Schools list for 3rd year in a row. Manninglive

Education leaders ‘blown away’ by Scott’s Branch students. Manninglive

Scott’s Branch holds STEM showcase. Manninglive

Scott’s Branch New Tech Student and Scott’s Branch High School place in the H&R Block Budget Challenge. Manninglive

Freshmen starting at Scott’s Branch High School this fall are going to get a different approach to learning, and it’s not just because they are leaving middle school. The Item

Scott’s Branch High School will become a New Tech Network Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) School starting with the freshman class in the 2013-2014 school year, which begins August 19, 2013. Clarendon Citizen.

Students and staff to “hit the ground running in Clarendon 1 schools. Scott’s Branch Middle-High School Principal Gwendolyn Harris is focused on helping her students soar, though the combined school’s individual theme is “I Believe.”  The Item


New program expanding at J.L. Mann High School. Fox Carolina

New program (NewTech) expanding at J.L. Mann High School. Read More

Students at J.L. Mann take to tech on the first day of school as they pioneer a new way of learning. The Greenville News

2 New Tech high schools to open in Greenville. The Greenville News 

Mann, Carolina highs to start New Tech program this fall. The Greenville News