Articles (LP) http://www.lowcountryparent.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=LP01 Articles (LP) en-us <![CDATA[Turning 10: S.C. Department of Education delves into the 10-point grading system]]>

As high school students head back to the classroom, they will be adjusting to a new grading scale that aims to put South Carolina students on a level playing field with students around the country as they compete for academic and athletic honors.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:46:00 EST
<![CDATA[Lunch packing-inspiration from local chefs]]>

The lunch bell rings. Head to the cafeteria. Grab a seat between buds. Open the lunchbox. Inside, deliciousness or disappointment?

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:27:00 EST
<![CDATA[Farm-fresh meals: Program promotes locally-grown foods in schools and beyond]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:44:00 EST <![CDATA[Mom of the Month: August 2016]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:34:00 EST <![CDATA[Back to school: What's new in local districts for 2016-2017]]>

As we get ready to say goodbye to the lazy days of summer, it's time to shift the focus to the new school year. As stores line their shelves with supplies and parents struggle to enforce earlier bedtimes, we checked in with officials from each of the four local school districts. From bell schedules and grading scales to school...]]>
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:53:00 EST
<![CDATA[Flavor pork chops with a buttermilk marinade]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:02:00 EST <![CDATA[Pair black beans with sweet potatoes for a glorious salad]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:13:00 EST <![CDATA[Creative ways to preserve school-year memories and artwork]]>

On crisp September afternoons, kids often come home from school bearing armfuls of classroom art. The evenings often bring comments about their day's events and sometimes hilarious descriptions of their world.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:57:00 EST
<![CDATA[What teachers would like parents to know]]>
Keeping the lines of communication open between parents and teachers can be a challenge, especially in this era of crowded classrooms and time-crunched families. So many questions and issues go unspoken or unanswered.]]>
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:04:00 EST