House legislators have scaled back efforts to restrict what students are taught about U.S. history, civics and current events, going against a proposed bill that would ban lessons that may cause students to feel uncomfortable. The changes cut away some of the more restrictive elements of the anti-critical race theory bill, but left the spirit of the measure intact. More: The Post and Courier
In other headlines:
S.C. Supreme Court ban on data scrapers harms eviction advocacy, NAACP says. The South Carolina NAACP believes there are injustices in the stream of eviction cases filtering into courthouses across the state. More: The Post and Courier
Mace draws pair of GOP challengers in closely watched U.S. House race. South Carolina U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace will face a pair of Republican primary challengers who are touting themselves as conservative, pro-Trump candidates. More: The State
S.C. Senate allowing public money for private schools. The S.C. Senate gave key approval to a measure that would allow some poorer or disabled students to attend a private school or a public school outside their district. More: The Associated Press
Charleston County finalizes $19.5M property sale in downtown medical district. Charleston County Council took the final vote to complete the sale of the county’s medical services building on the peninsula, collecting $19.5 million for the property. More: The Post and Courier
North Charleston transitional housing for homeless women to close location. Walking Women Welfare, program that relies on houses to provide transitional living spaces, is losing its flagship location, underscoring the need for further support. More: WCSC TV
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