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The Wren Report – 2/17/2017

This week we traveled to Greenville. Where, Palmetto Promise Institute President, Ellen Weaver was part of a panel talking to parents about their educational choices.

Transportation Equity for All

Without access to transportation, “public school choice” is not really a choice for many families.

P.R.: S.C. ties for 4th in Economic Freedom

South Carolina ties for 4th in Economic Freedom among all states and provinces in North America; ranks 32nd among states in the U.S.

How Free are We?

How does South Carolina rank in economic freedom?

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 Promise Institute relies on the generous support of citizens who share our vision for a free and prosperous South Carolina where every citizen can reach their full potential!

Palmetto Voices

Stories from South Carolinians just like you.