Three Cheers for Free Speech Though a few decades have passed since I matriculated “where the Blue Ridge yawns its greatness,” I am quite certain that during my undergraduate years at Clemson there was an openness to a wide range of opinion. The dominant view among faculty, administration, and students was that college should be
“The opportunity to say we have a choice,” is all Lisa and Paul Priest, a family of three from Dillon ask for when it comes to their daughter’s education.
Education savings accounts are the norm. Unions are left defending assigned schools’ limited—discriminatory, even—reach.
We will continue the fight for Education Scholarship Accounts, but after the Senate’s action, thousands of children who desperately need a choice won’t have one.
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.
When he went to work for Shell Oil Company in 1968, he didn’t know that he would come to own a chain of 80 Spinx gas stations and convenience stores that, this year, will have its 50th anniversary.
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.
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.
So when COVID flipped schools to remote learning overnight, North Hills sprang into action, taking their summer camp know-how to establish “learning pods” for children they would have normally served in their neighborhood.
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.