We were all set to report this week on the news out of Arizona: a universal Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program passed into law! But then we discovered this excellent article on the subject in ReimaginED by Arizona education choice veteran and South Carolina resident Jonathan Butcher. It is reprinted by permission of ReimaginED, one
“Separation of Church and State!” Is there any more misunderstood phrase than “separation of Church and State”? Perhaps that is why for 5 years now, the highest court in the land has been on a Fact Check Tour on what the Constitution actually says about the church-state relationship. No, the Constitution does not mean that
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.
Browse this interactive map or search by address to find charter schools in South Carolina.
The Aiken Standard writes about PPI CEO Ellen Weaver's recent address to the Rotary Club of Aiken.