Commentary: Education scholarship accounts would give SC parents better options

Education
Blog · May 10, 2021

This article originally appeared in The Post & Courier.  Patrick Kelly of the Palmetto State Teachers’ Association contended in a recent op-ed that the education scholarship account program proposed in H.3976 would not be accountable, affordable or accessible. While I echo his calls to equitably fund charter schools and expand intradistrict public options to offer school

Opinion: ‘For the People Act’ would invade Americans’ privacy, stifle free speech

Jobs & Economy
Blog · May 4, 2021

This article originally appeared in The Greenville News.  The First Amendment protects every American’s right to criticize government and join together with fellow citizens in support of a cause. Yet if Congress has its way, exercising these freedoms may soon come with a risk — and a price tag — most can’t afford. Under the so-called “For the

Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Aims to Strike Amendment “Born in Bigotry” from SC Constitution

Education
Blog · April 14, 2021

Action by a federal court would have the effect of restoring eligibility for federal COVID relief funds to students in denominationally-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), other faith-based colleges, and religiously-affiliated K-12 independent schools.