Test scores for South Carolina’s special needs students have worsened considerably over the past 20 years. It’s especially telling when you compare South Carolina’s trajectory to nearby states.
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South Carolina continues to sink below our southeastern neighbors in education outcomes. On almost every indicator, data shows that South Carolina is behind the curve. In light of that, Palmetto Promise has done some digging to look at how South Carolina really stacks up to our neighboring states on education innovation and performance. We’ve assigned 1-4 rankings
The 2019 South Carolina legislative session saw a strong focus on K-12 education. New education spending topped $150 million. While many important needs were met, most notably the teacher pay increase, there is still work to be done in order to unlock South Carolina’s true potential and improve educational outcomes.
Indicators abound showing South Carolina’s failure to prepare many Palmetto State students for success.
Lawmakers in Florida have empowered a growing number of parents to make the best education decisions for their children.
South Carolina might have a rocky fiscal road ahead according to a study recently released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
In the last 3 years, SC has made precious little progress on these same kinds of reforms that could right the education ship for our students.