Dr. Oran Smith
May 27, 2017
Former SC Legislator explains federalism to The Beltway
May 19, 2017
We are glad to report that one of Palmetto Promise Institute’s top priorities for the 2017-2018 legislative session is still in play.
Nov 04, 2016
Minor surgery is an operation performed on you. Major surgery is when it is performed on me. So it was (I humbly confess) on Obamacare.
Oct 19, 2016
If the SCASA system were adopted, we would have ambiguity in assessment, and ambiguity is not accountability to parents or the public.
Oct 14, 2016
On October 3, Palmetto Promise’s Dr. Oran Smith addressed the SC Education Oversight Committee concerning education accountability standards.
Sep 27, 2016
Though progress has been made, there is still more work to do.
Sep 16, 2016
Yes, 229 years is worth celebrating. But let’s not let our celebration be a passive affair. The best way to celebrate our Constitution is to work to preserve it.
Jul 20, 2016
Anyone concerned with preparing Palmetto State students for a productive life beyond high school should continue to watch the Abbeville school equity case very closely.
Jul 05, 2016
The Legislature took some small but important steps that reflect the sense of unity, community and compassion.
Jun 29, 2016
After the runoff elections, on to the important question of what the 2016 primary mean for governing the state?