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Pandemic Parenting: SC Charter, Independent, Home School Options Surge; Public Numbers Down Dramatically

Over the last year, South Carolina’s traditional public school districts have lost nearly 30,000 students according to the most recent student counts released by the SC Department of Education. Where are those students going? Palmetto Promise collected and analyzed enrollment data across all forms of schooling in South Carolina and found significant increases in options outside of traditional public schools.

A Tax Day Reminder: Cut South Carolina’s Income Tax

As Tax Day rolls around once again, Palmetto State residents are painfully reminded that—when compared to our Southeastern competitors—South Carolina currently takes home the trophy for “highest personal income tax rate”… a whopping 7%. Meanwhile, our neighboring states have been on the move to modernize their tax systems.

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