South Carolina public schools are seeing a huge influx of new revenue, even as the number of students enrolled declines.
South Carolina’s magistrate system is broken. Reporting by Joseph Cranney of The Post and Courier in 2019 revealed a system of corrupt appointments, insufficient legal training, and consistent miscarriages of justice by magistrates in South Carolina’s summary courts.
As we feel our “freedom from” under attack as perhaps never before, we must never forget the incredible power of “freedom for” to win hearts and change lives. Let’s resolve once more to live free…in every possible way.
PPI's policy content manager Lawson Mansell is quoted in this article from The Center Square.
Named to honor the inspiring personal legacy of Senator Scott’s grandfather, The Artis Ware Center for Education Opportunity will serve as a touchstone for PPI’s work to advance educational excellence and hope for every South Carolina child.
When Palmetto Promise Institute released our report Stronger Together: Expanding Opportunity Through School District Consolidation (Fall, 2018), we had no idea what kind of reception it would receive.
PPI visiting fellow Dr. Marcelo Hochman coauthored this op-ed in USA Today to discuss healthcare reform and repealing CON laws. Policymakers talk about comprehensive health care reform. They see a broken system and want to fix everything at once. Emergency room workers can relate, but they take a more strategic approach when patients arrive with multiple
Palmetto Promise Institute is pleased to announce its Limitless Lila video was the recipient of three awards.
PPI senior fellow Oran Smith is quoted in this Center Square article on the South Carolina state budget. (The Center Square) – The South Carolina General Assembly adjourned its 2021 regular session last month but lawmakers will return to Columbia on June 8 for a special session to allocate as much as $5 billion in
In advance of the 2021-2022 legislative session, Palmetto Promise Institute “flooded the zone” with a number of practical policy ideas to make South Carolinians freer and more prosperous. We believed then—and now—that to “march the ball down the field” to economic recovery and long-term revitalization we must harness the entrepreneurial power of free enterprise and our people, not top-down government stimulus. Our ideas, collected in an attractive publication released during the last football season, was fittingly titled The Palmetto Playbook. Now, nearly