Education

Every child in South Carolina deserves the chance for a high-quality education that allows them to reach their full potential. That’s why we must transform the way we deliver education: to create more choices for parents, support effective teachers and principals, harness the power of digital learning and simplify funding to follow students into the classroom. We can’t afford to waste the potential of the Palmetto State’s greatest resource: our children!

Legislative Analysis: A Revised ECENC

Confused about the revised Education Credit for Exceptional Needs Children? We have the answers!

Latest Publications

Money doesn’t translate into student results

SC students once led Florida students in key education metrics – not anymore.

Transportation Equity for All

Without access to transportation, “public school choice” is not really a choice for many families.

School Ratings Must Not Be Ambiguous

On October 3, Palmetto Promise’s Dr. Oran Smith addressed the SC Education Oversight Committee concerning education accountability standards.


Education In the News

Wren Report: Accountability Lives

We are glad to report that one of Palmetto Promise Institute’s top priorities for the 2017-2018 legislative session is still in play.

Money doesn’t translate into student results

SC students once led Florida students in key education metrics – not anymore.

Where Have all the Teachers Gone?

A growing teacher shortage, particularly in some of South Carolina’s more rural areas are leading some districts to take new measures to lure and retain qualified teachers.