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Consolidating tiny school districts will save a fortune and make schools better

South Carolina has 46 counties but 82 school districts. That’s a lot. Statistically, its 1.78 school districts for […]

Santee Cooper Rate Increase Projections: 2018 Update

This is a companion publication to Santee Cooper’s Uncertain Future. by Katie Player, PhD & M.T. Maloney, PhD […]

South Carolina takes historic step toward term limits

This week – perhaps for the first time ever – a Senate Judiciary subcommittee unanimously passed a resolution […]

Private education in SC more available than you might think

Private schools are a vital part of a healthy education ecosystem that provides parents with the various options […]



Fast Facts

Short on time? Our “Fast Facts” boil it all down to give you a quick overview on need-to-know issues.

Online Course Access  harnesses technology to offer students access to high-quality, customized education. It renders location irrelevant while offering numerous courses.

An education reform that promises quality of learning, preparation for the future, flexibility to meet the individual needs of a child, and immediacy of impact.

A system that boldly rewards excellence with transparency and accounts for value added is the best accountability system for SC schools.

Sky-high medical bills? Unexpected health care costs? Patients deserve the “Right to Shop” and polls show they want it too.

By re-asserting the doctor-patient relationship and jettisoning third-party payers, Direct Primary Care is “innovating backwards.”

How much does Medicaid in South Carolina really cost the taxpayer? Expanding Medicaid used to be a nebulous policy fight…not anymore!


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