Podcast: Jerome Singleton

Athletics competition is a big part of the K-12 education landscape in South Carolina. More than 84,000 young people participate in a wide array of boys’ and girls’ sports. SC High School League commissioner Jerome Singleton shares his thoughts on the role of athletics in public education and addresses trends in sports safety, physical conditioning and weight training, how choice within public school systems affects teams, and the growing tendency of athletes to specialize in one sport or skill.

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Spartanburg School District Three
Application deadline: May 19, 2015

The Board of Trustees of Spartanburg School District Three seeks a superintendent of schools. The deadline for application is May 19, 2015. The candidate will begin July 1, 2015. Candidates should submit a letter of application, completed application form, current resume, and three reference letters. Email Spartanburgthreesearch@scsba.org for more information.