New Law Seeks to Better Measure Students’ Future Success

In an effort to better measure students’ future success, a new law signed by Governor Nikki Haley this week removes the three-decade-old requirement that South Carolina high school students pass an exit exam to graduate. Instead, students will take tests with results considered more appropriate for work resumes or college admissions applications. “The true measure …


Midlands Middle College Open House is April 28

Join us at Midlands Middle College’s Open House on Monday, April 28 to see how this South Carolina Public Charter School is providing hundreds of 11th and 12th graders with a fresh academic start, individualized learning and a bridge to success. What: Midlands Middle College Open House Who: Applicants, interested parents and students, returning students and members …


Two Midlands Educators Honored

Two Midlands educators have been selected as the region’s top school counselor and career specialist. Linda Thompson of Richland Northeast High School in Richland  Two was selected as the 2014 Midlands Career Specialist of the Year. Karlicha Gunter-Best of Carver-Lyon Elementary in Richland One was selected as the 2014 Midlands School Counselor of the Year. …


Got CoursePower?

Did you know South Carolina is on track to create more than 60,000 jobs that require IT skills in the next decade? It’s true. Today’s digital marketplace demands a skilled workforce. The Midlands of South Carolina produces more college graduates in the state than any other region yet cannot fill its technology employment needs even …


Midlands Middle College Now Accepting Applications for 2014-15 School Year

Midlands Middle College, a South Carolina Public Charter School, is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Rising 11th and 12th graders interested in a fresh academic start, individualized learning and an educational challenge are invited to apply at An Open House will be held Monday, April 28 for interested students and parents …


All Resumes Are Not Created Equal

All resumes are not created equal. They come in different shapes and sizes, formats and styles and can be one  of the most effective tools to help land your next internship or job. MEBA’s Building Your Career online guide provides you with everything you need to know about resumes, including how to get them right. What …


Updated Resource: Be A Part Of Manufacturing

Manufacturing is big business in South Carolina, producing $24 billion per year in economic activity and employing nearly 700,000 people. Yet a majority of manufacturers report they are facing a moderate to severe workforce shortage. Midlands Education and Business Alliance’s updated Be A Part of Manufacturing education and career planning guide can help close the disconnect …


Blueprint for Your Future: Exploring Careers in Architecture & Construction at the Home Builders Association’s Home & Garden Show

The 48th Annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show kicked off today and some lucky Midlands high school students were among the first through the doors. Thanks to MEBA and the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia, the show provided the perfect venue for explore careers and build futures as part of our Blueprint for Your …

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