Saving for College? How About Middle School Too?

Learn how this one small provision of the federal tax reform law gives SC parents and students huge new flexibility.

Could Tax Reform Happen in South Carolina, Too?

Breaking: South Carolina could fix its tax system too. Encouraging news from the Pope Committee’s recent meeting.

South Carolina and the Competition for Wealth

Every day states compete for people, jobs and wealth. What kind of punch does South Carolina throw? Dr. Oran Smith calls the fight.

What if Education Was Football?

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

The SCANA Energy Paradox

Most of the population of The Peach State has multiple choices for both natural gas and electricity. So why don’t South Carolina residents also have multiple choices for power?

South Carolina’s Tom Roe is Smiling

Tom Anderson Roe Jr. (1927-2000)–Greenville native, Furman graduate, and successful businessman–was the founder of the state-based policy network. 25 years later, he is surely smiling down from heaven on a thriving movement “built for such a time as this.”

The Santee Cooper Prophesy

“It does not make either economic or political sense to continue with a regime that in the long term would benefit virtually no one.” That 22-year old prediction about Santee Cooper rings all too true as ratepayers pony up for the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle.

Remembering Elvis, 40 Years Later

The King may be dead, but the obsession with his legacy lives on. Read how one fan remembers his impact on South Carolina and the world.

So, How Much is $14 billion?

The abandoned nuclear project in Fairfield will cost $14 Billion.

Give “Read to Succeed” A Chance

Being unable to read is the worst kind of “gift” that keeps on giving.