S.C. Ranks Second in Nation in School Improvement

January 1999
South Carolina Business Journal;Jan99, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p2
Reports that South Carolina ranks second in the United States in school improvement, according to the National Education Goals Panel (NEGP). State Superintendent of Education Barbara Neilsen's discussion of the state's educational goal; Comments of Hunter Howard, president of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, on the findings of the report; Highlights of the report.


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