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The Wren Report – Effective Public Policy

In this exclusive conversation with Palmetto Promise’s Senior Fellow Dr. Oran P. Smith, Arthur Brooks explains how public policy in South Carolina can be more effective. The solution is simpler than you might think!

New Website Equips Parents of Students


The Wren Report – The Assault on Privacy

The answer to falsities is not the abridgment of free speech.

The Great Debate over Poverty

Since the 1970’s, billions of people worldwide have been lifted out of poverty because of the free-market engine […]

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.

2016 saw big changes to South Carolina’s first private school choice program. Learn more about the progress being made to help our students with exceptional needs.

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.

Right to Try and Volunteer Care were both signed by Governor Haley this past legislative session. Check out the opportunities they bring for more affordable care.

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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Palmetto Voices

Stories from South Carolinians just like you.