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News & Announcements

Our press releases include The SCEA calls to action, position statements, public comments, event announcements, and more.

Press Releases

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Keep Schools Face-to-Face; Empower Districts to Be Safe

Today The SCEA held a press conference with fellow education advocates, as well as pediatric and public health experts across the state to issue a joint statement.
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The SCEA Responds to Decision by South Carolina Supreme Court

Today the South Carolina Supreme Court issued a disappointing decision in the State of South Carolina v. City of Columbia, denying the right of municipalities to enact and enforce mask mandates in public schools.

The SCEA Calls on Legislators to Keep Students and Educators Safe

Legislators must prioritize student health and safety over political rhetoric and follow the advice of medical experts.

Response to the Governor's Executive Order on Masks

President Sherry East responds to Executive Order 2021-23 from Governor Henry McMaster

The SCEA Supports Senate Effort

This week, Senator Shane Massey introduced a resolution that will require DHEC to allow educators to move into Phase 1A.

Your Voice. Our Power. Their Future.

The SCEA is an affiliate of the largest professional association of educators in the country. As the leading advocate for the schools South Carolina students deserve, The SCEA works to promote quality public education and to support public school employees.