The Artis Ware Center For Education Opportunity

Named to honor the inspiring legacy of U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s grandfather, The Artis Ware Center for Education Opportunity works to advance educational excellence and hope for every South Carolina child.
A Message from U.S. Senator Tim Scott

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July 20, 2022

ESAs are Winning Everywhere!

Palmetto Promise Team

Education savings accounts are the norm. Unions are left defending assigned schools’ limited—discriminatory, even—reach.

Blog
June 10, 2022

How the McNeil Family could use an ESA program

Maria Rubio Arteaga

How far would you be willing to drive to ensure your child has a promising future? For Brittany and Jeremy McNeil, a Marine family of six from Conway, SC, that answer was a 98-mile drive every Thursday for a year and a half to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Blog
May 11, 2022

South Carolina Celebrates National Charter School Week

Palmetto Promise Team

At Palmetto Promise, we celebrate all types of students and all forms of schooling. This week, we’re highlighting the 40,000 South Carolina students who receive their education at one of the 81 public charter schools in the state.

Blog
January 24, 2022

Straight Talk On Education Scholarship Accounts

Palmetto Promise Team

Education Scholarship Accounts, the most flexible, parent-controlled, accountable form of private school choice, are sweeping the nation. Here, we help separate fact from fiction with some straight talk on South Carolina’s ESA efforts.

Blog
December 14, 2021

New Report: Lessons from 25 Years of Public Charter Schools Ring True (and Familiar)

Palmetto Promise Team

A comprehensive new report on charter schools from Palmetto Promise Institute shows that Problem Number One for public charter school students is identical to the most pressing issue that all public school students face: too little connection between their individual needs and the funding their schools receive for them.