The Truth about Competency-Based Education

What is “competency-based education” and how would it impact South Carolina students? Issue at a Glance South Carolina […]

The myth of low average taxes

By Dr. Rebecca Gunnlaugsson With every new year comes a new round of rankings on every topic imaginable. Apparently […]

House committee receives plan to make South Carolina competitive with southeastern neighbors

Thursday, House Research staff presented a plan for statewide comprehensive income and sales tax reform to South Carolina […]

Offshore drilling plan would be an economic boon for South Carolina

South Carolina is a state teeming with opportunity. A wealth of it, in fact, sits just beneath the […]

The winning formula: How to fix South Carolina’s school funding system

South Carolina’s K-12 education system suffers not despite its variety of revenue streams, but because of them. A […]

Funding failure: South Carolina’s broken school-funding system

South Carolina’s public schools are supported by a host of education funding sources that have seen healthy growth […]

New Study: Funding Our Children For Success

Streamlining South Carolina’s broken education funding formula would empower teachers, parents and students. Find out how in our groundbreaking study.

The Crisis That’s as Big as V.C. Summer

To achieve real, substantive tax reform, policy makers need a roadmap, good information and determined leadership. The future prosperity of our state and people depends on it.

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.