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What’s happening in South Carolina? Everything you need is right here.


“SALT”-y Profiles in Tax Reform Courage

South Carolina leaders should take a lesson from North Carolina and the “California 11” when it comes to fundamentally fixing South Carolina’s unfair, unstable, uncompetitive tax code.

What if Education Was Football?

What if college football performance were assessed like education performance? Dr. Oran Smith imagines the scenario.

10 Frightful Facts about South Carolina Taxes

South Carolina’s tax code is downright terrifying: unfair, unsustainable and uncompetitive. Read on if you dare.

Mick Zais Picked to Be Betsy DeVos’ Right-Hand Man

Ellen Weaver comments on the nomination of former SC Superintendent of Education Mick Zais’ nomination to be Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education.



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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Palmetto Voices

Stories from South Carolinians just like you.