Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey and Representative Shannon Erickson recently filed legislation (S.622 and H.4308) that, if passed, would create “Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Accounts” for South Carolina students. Below are some commonly asked questions about Education Scholarship Accounts (ESAs). 1) Will ESAs impact existing Exceptional SC Tax Credit Scholarship or Parental Tax Credit programs?
No other education reform can promise the quality of learning, the preparation for the future, the flexibility to meet the individual needs of a child, and the immediacy of impact.
SC students once led Florida students in key education metrics - not anymore.
Without access to transportation, "public school choice" is not really a choice for many families.
Course Access provides customized learning opportunities to empower today’s students and tomorrow’s leaders.
South Carolina has a generational opportunity not just to play catch up, but to proactively create a chance for every student to excel.
How do we continue to improve our ECENC program…and move toward a system of education where every child has the opportunity to reach their full God-given potential?
In the wake of the SC Supreme Court’s Abbeville decision, some claim that more money is the answer for SC’s education woes. We say the answer is real reforms that promote autonomy for families and school leaders, accountability for current spending and equity for students regardless of where they live. Fund Students, Fix Systems outlines a clear path to helping every child reach their full potential.
We have much to do to create the opportunity of a high-quality, customized education for every South Carolina student. In this handy publication we take a look at 10 ideas that would give us a strong start.
Does education spending equate to student success? Not according to the data. Check out our comparison of Florida and South Carolina and the results each state is getting from their very different habits in education spending.