During the 2017-2018 legislative session, an old proposal became new again: the idea of merging several of South Carolina’s smaller school districts together with neighboring districts to form larger ones. This short paper seeks to gather facts, statistics, and previous comprehensive studies on the issue to find answers to the question “Should some South Carolina
Private schools are a vital part of a healthy education ecosystem that provides parents with the various options they need to find the right education fit for their student. Palmetto Promise recently partnered with EdChoice to conduct a survey of South Carolina’s private school sector. With the vast majority of these schools operating independently, it’s
Streamlining South Carolina's broken education funding formula would empower teachers, parents and students. Find out how in our groundbreaking study.
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.
South Carolina Can Survive and Thrive Through Hurricane Gray. Find out how.
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.
Finding the best education fit for your child can be a daunting task. In this catalog, you’ll read the stories of families just like yours who share their journey to find the perfect place for their child. You’ll also find links to resources to learn more about each option. Please take a minute to share this information with families you know. Knowledge is power, and working together, we can Empower Opportunity for students in every corner of the Palmetto State. And please take a minute to visit our dedicated Empower Opportunity website at www.mysceducation.org.