In the fight for freedom here in the Palmetto State, weeks – even months – can go by without seeing conservative ideals advance in the General Assembly. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, will come a week that is nothing short of a gift. The legislative week that just ended was one of those epiphanies. Here’s
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Every day states compete for people, jobs and wealth. What kind of punch does South Carolina throw? Dr. Oran Smith calls the fight.
What if college football performance were assessed like education performance? Dr. Oran Smith imagines the scenario.
Tom Anderson Roe Jr. (1927-2000)--Greenville native, Furman graduate, and successful businessman--was the founder of the state-based policy network. 25 years later, he is surely smiling down from heaven on a thriving movement "built for such a time as this."
"It does not make either economic or political sense to continue with a regime that in the long term would benefit virtually no one.” That 22-year old prediction about Santee Cooper rings all too true as ratepayers pony up for the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle.
The King may be dead, but the obsession with his legacy lives on. Read how one fan remembers his impact on South Carolina and the world.
The American Society for Civil Engineers recently gave South Carolina’s infrastructure a D+. Everyone agrees our roads and bridges are in bad shape. But how do we fix the problem?
The answer to falsities is not the abridgment of free speech.
With President Trump spotlighting #SchoolChoice during the Congressional address on Tuesday, Dr. Oran P. Smith talks with us about what charter schools are.
On October 3, Palmetto Promise’s Dr. Oran Smith addressed the SC Education Oversight Committee concerning education accountability standards.